As Jean-Pierre Foucault celebrates his 75th birthday on November 23, 2022, it is clear that the presenter is becoming increasingly rare on the small screen. But the succession seems assured with his daughter Virginie, a television producer, who continues to engrave the name carried by her father in the PAF.
If Jean-Pierre Foucault denies for the moment any rumor about his retirement from television, the one who turns 75 on November 23, however, admits to wanting to be rarer on television . ' I practically stopped watching television. I still have the Miss animation [ Miss France 2023 will be held on December 17, editor's note] and the French Games. But for the rest, the desire has left me “, confessed the favorite host of the French at the microphone of Europe 1, which specified however that the day of the final retirement had not yet arrived. Do not worry. I'll make the decision myself when it's time to make it! As long as I can do my job, I will do it. '
More discreet than her father, star presenter of TF1 for almost 30 years, Virginie Foucault has nevertheless had a good career on television. Spitting image of her dad, Jean-Pierre Foucault's only daughter worked for the Téva channel for a long time as a host . A career that the former presenter of Sacred Evening initially did not approve. ' The discussion was tough. I was super nervous. I arrived on his ground, all the same. I was afraid of his look because he is extremely perfectionist ', confided Virginie in an interview with the Parisian . But the young girl persists and ends up obtaining the paternal approval. Today became a producer , the one that has in particular worked on the launch of Do not touch My TV prefers to stay away from television sets despite a surprise appearance in January 2020, on the set of The secret song .
During this particularly emotional sequence, the artist Marc Lavoine and Virginie Foucault had created the surprise by interpreting in duet My father to me . A song that particularly moved the former presenter of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire very attached to his father whom he lost very young. Taken by emotion, the star presenter who lives in Marseille could not hold back a tear.
If the viewers had then been sensitive to this beautiful declaration of love offered by Virginie to her father, they had not failed to note the glaring resemblance between father and daughter. It must be said that Virginie, in addition to also leading a television career, is the spitting image of her father.Source journaldesfemmes.fr