On March 2, 2022, Jean-Pierre Pernaut breathed his last at the age of 71 after a long fight against illness. “He fought until the end, he was super strong. Yet Jean-Pierre was someone who complained for nothing sometimes. A little flu, a little sore, entrusted his widow Nathalie Marquay to our colleagues from TF1 the day after his disappearance. “Initially, he did not want to retire. I told him ‘I want you to take advantage of us, the children are grown up, I want us to travel together’. We were in a hurry to be able to be together, to make an old couple ”.
Great figures from the first channel also saluted his memory like Jacques Legros who did it live: “Since yesterday, a shadow hangs over this 1 p.m. newspaper, that of Jean-Pierre Pernaut, whom he created and embodied for more than 30 years, who left us yesterday at only 71 years old. We are thinking of him and his family.” In the columns of Provence this August 3, 2022, the famous presenter mentioned this tribute which was not easy to do.
“It was very painful to live. The day before 1 p.m., I had been bombarded with phone calls to testify,” explained the main interested party to our colleagues. The opportunity for him to evoke his former colleague with ease. “We didn’t really know each other. We have always had the respect of the newspaper and the viewers., added Jacques Legros. Like Jean-Pierre Pernaut, the journalist has always wanted to be very close to the French: “We are not topic or news launchers, we live the newspaper with sincerity”. All in all, a nice statement!
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