Reporter Ariane Chemin has published a long investigation into the charges of incest against Olivier Duhamel, issued in the book The Big Family by Camille Kouchner. On this occasion, the journalist was a guest of the show C to you, on France 5, this Tuesday, January 5.
Camille Kouchner could no longer keep this heavy family secret. This same secret that “everyone knew”, As she revealed in her book The Big Family, which will be published by Editions du Seuil this Thursday, January 7. At the origin of an investigation by World sure the charges of incest hanging over Olivier Duhamel, the reporter Ariane Chemin was guest of Anne-Elisabeth Lemoine on the set of C to you, this Tuesday January 5. “I am fascinated to see, in a few hours, the number of people who tell you, ‘But you didn’t know?’ Non !”, She noted. Before confirming that “many people knew”, particularly “the bourgeois left elite who rubbed shoulders with the Pisier, Kouchner and Duhamel”.
According to Ariane Chemin, the omerta would have weighed on a “hundred people”. “It is a story of silence nested”, She summed up, still facing the emblematic presenter of France 5. A silence that she could explain by the “incestuous climate”Who would have reigned in this“rather special blended family”. “Everyone kisses on the mouth, the adults bathe naked in the pool but we do not ask the children if it bothers them, the kids will look for a ball under the table, everyone is kicking”, told the investigator, based on extracts from Camille Kouchner’s book. On the same vein, Ariane Chemin then revealed what “hit her a lot” : “Olivier Duhamel took pictures of the buttocks, the breasts… of her stepchildren, of her guests, and everything was posted on the walls of the house. ”
The fear of disappointing
Still on the show C to you, Anne-Elisabeth Lemoine recalled that the twin brother of Camille Kouchner, who would have suffered the incestuous gestures of the political scientist, does not want “not file a complaint ”. A difficulty in bringing the case to justice that includes the director of the magazine L’Obs, Cécile Prieur, also guest of Anne-Elisabeth Lemoine. “We always want to preserve the family sphere. This is how the mechanics (ndlr: secrecy) settles down, she explained. When there are revelations of facts, often victims are blamed, by their relatives, the revelation. And that’s what happened. ” Évelyne Pisier, who died in 2017, would have reproached his children “for not having spoken earlier”, as the journalist clarified.
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