"This is my truth. I leave you alone, judges." The formula is judgmental. Not coming from Netflix's new fashion series. It is taken from the cover of What they don't want me to say, book by Alexandre Benalla published by Plon. The former Deputy Chief of Staff of the President of the Republic speaks about his visit to the Elisha, Emmanuel Macron's victory in the 2017 presidential election to that of the French soccer team a year later.
The man in the president's shadow also gives an anecdote about the tribute to Johnny Hallyday, organized largely by the Elisha on December 9, 2017, in which he played a small role. According to him, Laeticia Hallyday, near Brigitte Macron, reportedly made an unusual request for the rocker's farewell ceremony: the viaduct of the funeral procession in the Champs-Élysées by French patrol aircraft. A request "Retouching"because considered excessive according to Benalla.
The Elisha was not at the end of his surprises. A few weeks after the tribute, the former youth idol's widow reportedly transmitted a file to the presidential palace through her manager Sebastien Farran to be reimbursed for the expenses. "Occasional for the organization of funerals".
Alexandre Benalla claims to have received, a few weeks after the Madeleine tribute, a cardboard folder containing these invoices, requiring the payment of several thousand euros. Among the documents, "Florist beads not saving on order", "Hotel rating for accommodation of all guests", "Taxi Notes" and "Sound system rental".
Benalla reportedly spoke by telephone with Farran, claiming a "Misunderstanding". The former counselor gives himself the beautiful role, boasting having cut a Farran Mumbling and on the brink of ruin. "The manager came back once or twice and then gave uphe explains. Much to everyone's relief"Contacted by Le figaroSebastien Farran did not react.
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