Nobody really expected it, and yet it's official: the former accomplices of 'Télématin' Sophie Davant and William Leymergie are indeed in a relationship! And after a few months in the shadows, they decided not to hide anymore.
This is most definitely the most unexpected romance of the summer of 2022. And it is Paris Match who announced it on the cover of their Thursday, August 11, 2022 issue: Sophie Front and William Leymergie are in love . And they don't hide it anymore. After several months of living in hiding, they indeed seem ready to reveal their love in broad daylight. To the delight of the photographers of the French magazine therefore.
William Leymergie was the loyal gentleman of the famous TV show France 2, Telematin , for almost thirty years. And Sophie Davant was also part of the adventure. For many years, the 75-year-old presenter and the 59-year-old presenter formed one of the most complicit duos of the PAF. Bonds so strong that they very quickly became friends, even going so far as to plan a vacation with their respective spouses at the time. Eventually, the relationship between them gradually weakened, but Sophie Davant was able to surround her longtime friend when he had to deal with the sudden disappearance of his wife , Maryline, swept away by a heart attack in 2020. 'In 2020, it is she who will prevent William from sinking after his widowhood. Against all expectations, the old friendship has metamorphosed into a young romance… Thanks to Sophie, the inconsolable man has regained the desire to want. For them, a new life begins…” , write the journalists of Paris Match .
However, as the story goes Paris Match , this idyll could well have never seen the light of day. It was actually the presenter's children who insisted that he see the presenter again. Deal done . They then asked the latter to invite him to her home. 'He accepts. When the day comes, she discovers a strangely absent man, and in turn, she despairs. Despite everything, she tries to cheer him up, finds the tone and the codes of their 'déconnades' of the Télématin era. Immediately, to his surprise, he becomes himself again' , explains the newspaper. All's well that ends well then. And today, the duo proudly displayed themselves in front of the lens of Paris Match . They even make the cover of the magazine titled 'Sophie Davant and William Leymergie: the romance of baby boomers' . A moment of complicity when we see them all smiles in the middle of a paddle session on the beaches of Pampelonne in the Var department. Sophie Davant and William Leymergie therefore seem well and truly determined to open a whole new chapter in their lives thanks to a story that they themselves describe as a 'divine surprise that they would never have imagined' . Deal done!