Accused of attempted sexual assault, will Jean-Jacques Bourdin be removed from the BFMTV antenna? Marc-Olivier Fogiel replied to the Parisian.
By learning that Jean Jacques Bourdin is the subject of a complaint for attempted sexual assault, Marc-Olivier Fogiel to have experienced surprise with the daily The Parisian, this Sunday, January 16. “We weren’t not up to date of such an accusation“, he recognized in stride. Because, in the premises of BFMTV, “anybody“reported an inappropriate attitude of the host. But what will happen to the antenna of the continuous news channel? As general manager of this one, position he landed in 2019, the principal concerned has the last word. “At this stage, nothing leads us to change things on the air. We must not give in to any pressure. We are not court officers. The public prosecutor’s office to examine the complaint.”
He reaffirms it once again: Jean Jacques Bourdin will continue to host his morning interviews as well as France in the eyes, his new political program. “The position of the group is very clear. There is nothing which prevents Jean-Jacques Bourdin from doing his job. A simple complaint does not justify disqualifying someone.” Nevertheless, BFMTV takes its responsibilities and leaves nothing to chance. “We said to ourselves that the most responsible position was to initiate an internal investigation“, continues thus Marc-Olivier Fogiel. “At the time, the complainant did not report. We’ll see what comes out of it. We are not minimizing this accusation or giving it a disproportionate dimension.” For his part, the presenter denies the charges against him in block.
Jean-Jacques Bourdin ousted from BFMTV at the start of the school year?
If BFMTV is counting on its presence on the air despite the complaint against it, Jean Jacques Bourdin will he maintain his place in September 2022? Marc-Olivier Fogiel responds. “His contract ends in June, regardless of this story. For the moment, we have not planned on the start of the school year. We will discuss it after the presidential.“The fate of Anne Nivat’s husband within the chain therefore remains unresolved.
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