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Patrick Poivre d'Arvor: who are the women in his life? : Current Woman The MAG

It is a battle he will have to face alone. As revealed The Parisian Thursday 18 February 2021, Patrick Poivre d'Arvor is targeted by a judicial investigation for "aggravated rapes", now in the hands of the brigade for the repression of delinquency against the person, filed by the writer and youtubeuse Florence Porcel. According to the complainant, now thirty-seven years old, Claire Chazal's ex-companion would have taken advantage of their dates between 2004 and 2009 to have forced sex in her office while she was recovering from a brain tumor. In a chilling story, Florence Porcel returns to the nature of their exchanges, real but also telephone, which today she calls toxic. At that time, Patrick Poivre d'Arvor was still married to Véronique Courcoux.

A marriage with Véronique Courcoux for better and … for worse

More than his wife, Véronique Courcoux was like a friend for PPDA. It was at the age of fifteen that he met the one who would become the mother of six of his children. A year after their first kiss, the lovers formalize their love and welcome their first child, Dorothée. In 1971, the couple said "yes" for life. Following this marriage, Véronique Courcoux, five years her senior, left her post as a teacher and decided to stay at home to take care of her daughter. The following years will see the birth of five more children: Arnaud, now forty-eight years old, Tiphaine, born in 1974 and died a year later of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, Solenn, born the same year and who will commit suicide at the age of twenty, Madder, stillborn in 1980, Morgan, now forty years old and Francois, born from his affair with Claire Chazal in 1995.

A "chaotic" romantic relationship with Claire Chazal

It is an extramarital love story known to all. In the early 1990s, Patrick Poivre d'Arvor had an affair with journalist Claire Chazal, who worked on the same channel as him. From their forbidden romance will be born François, today very close to his two parents. In August 2019, Arnaud Lemaire's ex-girlfriend confided in the nature of their relationship a few years back: "A chaotic relationship but so rewarding! He helped me, he taught me a lot of things. It was for me a model. Professionally, we were in total harmony. He had so much ease … For me he dominated this profession"she confided to Paris Match. Today, Claire Chazal and PPDA try to maintain a cordial understanding in order to bring up their son in kindness.

Love lasted three years … with Claire Castillon

Still married to Véronique Courcoux, Patrick Poivre d'Arvor falls in love with a young writer, Claire Castillon, thirty years his junior. As she mentioned on the set of LCI in the show Make way for books, she had a "love at first sight " for the former presenter of the JT of TF1. Moreover, at this time, the journalist still officiates at the 8 pm newspaper. In 2001, the author published I take root, a book in which she delivers intimate details about her status as "mistress" during her relationship with Patrick Poivre d'Arvor. Their romance will last three years, they separate in 2003.

A romance with Agathe Borne that ended in court

Between 2007 and 2008, Patrick Poivre d'Arvor had an affair with columnist Agathe Borne, whom he met during a Roland Garros tournament. Immediately, the journalist offered him a position on his show Night flight. However, their romance will quickly turn sour. In 2009, the young woman files a complaint against PPDA for "invasion of privacy". Indeed, she accuses him of having told the underside of their relationship in her book Fragments of a lost woman, by having searched his private notebooks. The court will order the journalist to pay a fine of 33,000 euros. He will then declare on his personal website: "You don't want to be a hero, especially with texts or drafts of love letters."

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