Figures and letters, Arielle Boulin-Prat and Bertrand Renard: the truth about their 'forced and forced' departure after 40 years of CDD

Ousted from the Numbers and Letters game, Arielle Boulin-Prat and Bertrand Renard wanted to give their version of the truth about their departure after the media frenzy.

  Numbers and letters, Arielle Boulin-Prat and Bertrand Renard: the truth about their departure"contraints et forcés" après 40 ans de CDD

The return of the media begins with a bang. While a new version of the cult game Numbers and letters should be released from August 29 on France 3 , Arielle Boulin-Prat, 68, and Bertrand Renard, 67, wanted to clarify the situation surrounding their departure.

Arielle Boulin-Prat and Bertrand Renard: 'We would like to express to the public all our affection and all our sadness'

The two indestructible referees, superstars of the small screen for more than forty, are not part of the new version of the game Numbers and letters, which will only air on weekends. A situation that created astonishment among the faithful of the program, then justified by the management of France Televisions Due to ' contractual disagreement' . Without further details. It is because of these words that Arielle and Bertrand wished to speak in an official press release. ' Above all, we would like to express to the public all our affection and all our sadness to leave it thus constrained and forced “, they announce in the preamble.

Arielle Boulin-Prat and Bertrand Renard, ousted Numbers and letters: 'a situation of rare violence'

The two acolytes, faces of the program since always alongside the presenter Laurent Romejko, continue. ' We had chosen not to respond to requests from journalists, to digest this situation of rare violence. This public 'confirmation' of our departure forces us to explain the reality to viewers. “Discreet, Arielle Boulin-Prat and Bertrand Renard obviously did not appreciate this watered-down communication from the Games and Entertainment department of France Televisions, determined to give their version.

Numbers and Letters, refusal of CDI after 40 years of CDD for animators

And if some media have accused them of refusing to participate in the new version of the game, the animators simply explain that they were never informed. ' What is discreetly referred to as a 'contractual disagreement' arose because FTV demanded a drop in our salary of more than 60% and refused to grant us the CDI that we had the audacity to claim. “Revelations which are surprising when we know that Arielle Boulin-Prat and Bertrand Renard remained respectively 36 years and 47 years … in CDD.

Very angry, the presenters expressed their sorrow to leave this program which they animated in tandem for almost four decades, concluding with these words: ' le rose bonbon transforms into noir de suie. ' Laurent Romejko meanwhile remains at the animation of the new version Numbers and letters.

Source journaldesfemmes.fr