“Everyone knew”: Benjamin Castaldi’s incredible statements about Patrick Poivre d’Arvor

Monday, May 2, 2022, Muriel Reus came to testify on the PPDA case on the Touche Plateau not in my post. On this occasion, Benjamin Castaldi made surprising statements about the writing of TF1.

Muriel Reus, Vice President of “MeToo Media“She was sexually assaulted by Patrick-Poivre d’Arvor in her office while in TF1. On Monday, May 2, 2022, she went on set Do not touch my TV to testify the alleged actions of the former presenter from the news. After his testimony, Benjamin Castaldi also spoke on this topic.

Columnist Cyril Hanouna explained when he worked at TF1, PPDA already had a reputation for this. “I came in 2008, it was an open secret. Honestly everyone knewHe initially said before continuing:There was a system that was set up to actually get young girls back. Everyone knew it very well. The system, we all know it. At that time, we told the friends in the chain: ‘Be careful, do not go there, do not take the same elevator.‘”.

Valérie Bénaïm recounts in her meeting with Patrick Poivre d’Arvor.

For her part, Valérie Bénaïm worked at TF1 between 1998 and 2010. For her, the presenter had a reputation as seductive, but not sex offenders. She really explained that PPDA had it guests at lunch after a press conference to prepare for the transition in 2000. She explained in the square C8 : “I am flattered and at no point have I been warned or told ‘be careful, it is dangerous’. On the other hand, what they tell me is ‘oh, yes, he’s flirting with you too’“.

Finally, Valérie Bénaïm had lunch twice with the journalist she found “charming“and”glamorAccording to her, she never felt in danger in the presence of the 74-year-old.


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Patrick Poivre d’Arvor
Gala du Coeur photo call for the benefit of the association Mécénat Chirurgie Cardiaque at Salle Gaveau in Paris on March 28, 2022.

© Jack Tribeca

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Valerie Benaim
Paris Book Festival 2022 at the Grand Palais Passage, Paris, April 24, 2022.


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Benjamin Castaldi
Tribute evening for Jean-Pierre Bacri at the Gare de Lyon of the Ground Control in Paris on the occasion of the publication of “Jean-Pierre Bacri, the Bougon Gentilhomme” by V.Bénaïm and S.Freeman published by L’Archipel, on 4 February. , 2022.

© Tiziano Da Silva – Cyril Moreau

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Patrick Poivre d’Arvor
Great solidarity and festive evening “Secours Pop La Grande Soirée” at Cirque d’Hiver in Paris, broadcast live on February 6 in France 2, to launch the annual donations campaign, Don’actions, of Secours Populaire.

© Christopher Clovis

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Valerie Benaim
The funeral of Jean-Pierre Pernaut at the Sainte-Clotilde Basilica in Paris, March 9, 2022.


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Jean-Pierre Castaldi and his son Benjamin Castaldi
Opening of the Jean Gabin exhibition at the Espace Landowski / Museum of the 1930s in Boulogne-Billancourt on March 8, 2022.


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Patrick Poivre d’Arvor
Opening of the Chatou 2020 Fair, 26 September 2020.


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Valerie Benaim
Valérie Benaïm and Sandra Freeman sign their book “Jean-Pierre Bacri, Le Bougon Gentilhomme” in the publications of the Archipelago in Paris, January 8, 2022.

© Marc Ausset-Lacroix

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Benjamin Castaldi
Photo gallery of the 10th edition of “Global Gift Gala 2021” at the Four Seasons Hotel George V in Paris, October 30, 2021.


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Patrick Poivre d’Arvor
Extraordinary evening in honor of Pierre Cardin on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of his fashion house and the screening of the documentary “House of Cardin” followed by a cocktail party at the Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris, September 21, 2020.


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Valerie Benaim and Benjamin Castaldi
Evening homage to Jean-Pierre Bacri at the Gare de Lyon Ground Control in Paris on the occasion of the publication of “Jean-Pierre Bacri, the Bougon Gentilhomme” by V.Bénaïm and S.Freeman published by L’Archipel on 4 February 2022.

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