“I was a little indifferent”: Michel Sardou’s confidences on the way he raised his children: Femme Actuelle Le MAG

Michel Sardou is known for his outspokenness. A character trait that he gets from his parents, Fernand and Jackie Sardou, also artists and parents. “still absent”according to their son who felt “left to his own devices” in his childhood. On Friday March 29, 2024, the singer spoke on his own role as a father in the documentary Sardou, self-portraitbroadcast on France 3. The father of Sandrine, Cynthia, Romain and Davy confided that he had not not been “very good” with his children, from several marriages. “I was a bit like mine, I don’t talk to them very muchhe explained to Augustin Trapenard before adding: “I help them when I can, when they ask me, they often ask me”. As for raising them, the one who assumes not sharing the tasks at home, declared that he was “embarrassed with children”, especially with regard to their education. Facing his audience, it’s another story, he who, at 77 years old, took a long time before announcing that he was ending his career.

Strained family relations still today

Michel Sardou also confided that he blamed himself for not having been there for his children before explaining: I can’t say I was a good father. I was a little indifferentIf you want”. An unfortunate situation which could be the cause of the estrangement between his two sons? We cannot say that family relations are in good shape among the Sardous, judging in particular by the disagreements which recently shook the family, which responded to each other through the media. His son, Romain Sardou, whom he had with his mistress at the time Élisabeth Haas, has in fact reframed his father in an interview given to the magazine Galaon Thursday January 26, 2023, following a reflection made by the latter a few days earlier on the CNews channel. “I’ve been practicing it for fifty years, he’s capable of saying anything. So it’s slippery.”, he then explained. A situation that the interpreter of Connemara Lakes commented on Friday March 29, 2024: “We have misunderstandings where we could have explained it much more simply only through declarations and something like that”.

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