This Thursday, September 25, in a shock investigation by Special Envoy, Nicolas Hulot reacted to the accusations of sexual assault and rape targeting him during a call with Elise Lucet.
Nicolas hulot had announced it himself. Wednesday November 24, on the set of BFMTV the former minister has let it be known that he is leaving public life, evoking at the same time the shock survey ofCorrespondent aired this Thursday, November 25. A four-year investigation that led journalists from France 2 to collect the testimonies of several women. All accuse Nicolas Hulot of inappropriate behavior, inappropriate gestures, sexual assault, and even rape. Already in 2008, it is Pascale Mitterrand, the granddaughter of the former President of the Republic, François Mitterrand, who had lodged a complaint against him for rape. And if this complaint was dismissed, other women agreed to testify as well.
“I don’t know what it is”
In this issue ofCorrespondent, Sylvia and Cécile, who both crossed paths with Nicolas Hulot several years ago, tell serious facts about sexual assault allegedly perpetrated by Nicolas Hulot. And if the latter kept shouting his innocence, he refused to appear in Correspondent. However, the France 2 teams broadcast extracts from his telephone conversation with Elise Lucet. “They will never leave me alone what … it’s not possible“first let go of the former Minister of the Environment, who then seems surprised when Elise Lucet talks to him about the accusations of sexual assault and rape:”I don’t know what it is. I cannot answer you there, I am devastated. It’s not that it surprises me, I’m devastated.”
Nicolas Hulot denies outright the accusations against him
Then, Nicolas Hulot went on the defensive. He says he does not have “never had ambiguous relations“, rather conceding”short-lived stories like everyone else. “Presumably annoyed, the former star presenter ofUshaïa drew up a bitter assessment: “The words of the people questioned today are in fact distorted and suspect. Today the word of women is sacred, the word of men is called into question. So it’s no longer even worth defending yourself. The media trial is done in advance“he confided to Elise Lucet.”It is so abject, odious, light years away from what I have always been and what I am (…) the evil is going to be done, it is done. What’s the point ?“he concluded …