The coronavirus crisis has brought Olivier Véran to the fore. Newcomer following the publication of sexual videos of the candidate for mayor of Paris La République En Marche Benjamin Griveaux by Russian activist Piotr Pavlenski – he then replaced Minister of Health Agnès Buzyn, who herself replaced Benjamin Griveaux -, Olivier Véran had to make his weapons quickly facing a people who had almost never heard of them. On Thursday March 26, Minister of Health Olivier Véran will be the guest, at 9:05 p.m., of It's your turn to speak, on France 2, alongside the Minister of the Interior Christophe Castaner and the Minister of the Economy Bruno Le Maire. This trained neurologist has now become one of the faces of the covid-19 crisis in France. A crisis that he faces hand in hand with the President of the Macron Republic, Christophe Castaner, Bruno Le Maire and of course Jérôme Salomon, the Director General of Health, whom he knows well. In terms of private life, if he is supported body and soul by his partner, Coralie Dubost, also a faithful Macronist from the start, he finds it hard to live apart from his two children, born from his history with his ex-wife, gynecologist . In its edition of Thursday March 26, 2020, Paris Match returns to this separation, linked to the current health crisis.
"His children, the only point of emotional fragility he confesses in this tormented period"
"It’s the only time when Olivier Véran’s throat ties when he talks about his daughter and son, 9 and 6 years old", reports the magazine. "He said goodbye to them on Sunday of the first round of the municipal elections, after he had returned to vote in Grenoble. The next day, he called them to tell them that he would not 'come back down' for a while. Confined to their mother's house, they chat with him daily on video. They are the only part of his private life he talks about, even if the couple he now forms with MP Coralie Dubost – the only official couple of the LREM group – is common knowledge. " For their part, our colleagues from World also relate a “Flashback of life before”, in a long portrait published on March 23: “Sunday March 15, two days before the great confinement, Olivier Véran voted in the Grenoble region, where he lived and worked for a long time. At the end of this funny day, he said goodbye to his two children, aged 6 and 9 […] His children, the only ‘point of emotional fragility 'that he confesses in this tormented period, stayed with their mother, a gynecologist in Grenoble, from whom he is separated. He returned to Paris to face the health crisis. ” Alone. Or at least with his new Macronie family.
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