In an interview with the magazine Gala, Philippe Bouvard confided in his married life. Married for 67 years, the radio and television man notably spoke of his infidelities.
Philippe Bouvard admits to having been unfaithful
The couple, who will celebrate their granite wedding next October, however, went through many hardships. As he himself admits, Philippe Bouvard did “not been an exemplary husband, far from it“. “I was just a runner barely able to catch up with the ladies who weren’t walking too fast. But ultimately, you see, it was Colette who accompanied my life“, declares the one who has never lived a passion strong enough to convince him to leave everything. Together, the former host of Bouvard Theater and his wife had two daughters: Dominique and Nathalie, born in 1954 and 1964 respectively. If he admits having been “an absent father“, Philippe Bouvard has always”tried to convey principles to [sa] offspring“.
These values he passed on to his two daughters
“I am not a moralist but to my two daughters – who gave me four grandsons and two great grandsons – I spoke about what I knew: the value of work. I insisted on this especially when I found it devalued by Madame Aubry’s thirty-five hours“, says the nonagenarian, who recently paid his successor Laurent Ruquier.”And then, I got the message across that there is no better job than that of a journalist. For me, humanity is divided in two: journalists and others. Among my children, one has had a press card for a long time and the other has become an advertiser..”
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