He died on August 23, 2012, at the age of 48, from stomach cancer. But no one forgets Jean-Luc Delarue, his light, his warmth. While discussing the world of television with Adeline Blondieau during a live organized on Instagram, July 28, 2022, Sophie Favier admitted that her best meeting, in the middle, had been that of the host of the show It is discussed.
She accompanied him at the end of his life
“What I liked about him was that he was dented, he had suffered a lot when he was young,she recalled. And he was a man of light, of great intellectual rigor. A luminary. I was lucky enough to meet another person who knew him in a therapeutic way. She accompanied him at the end of his life. I can tell now because he’s gone, she was giving him body care every day, really at the very end of his life. And she said to me: ‘Sophie, he’s a great man.’ He was above the lot. And yet, I rubbed shoulders with the greatest, Thierry Ardisson, Christophe Dechavanne, Jean-Pierre Foucault. People of a very confirmed level. But Jean-Luc was… wow. What elegance.”
He was just wildly attractive
Sophie Favier had, to tell the truth, more than a professional crush on Jean-Luc Delarue. In his book Never better than at 50!, published during the year 2016, the presenter admitted that she had been in love, for a time, with her colleague … and that a little something had even happened between them. “I admired him intellectually, but also because he was simply insanely attractiveshe wrote in her book. He had warm eyes. I remember his athletic figure and the almost animal, feline, sexy magnetism he exuded.“
But she expected, at the time, something substantial, a “true love“, and had not managed to bring Jean-Luc Delarue into this box. A good for a bad: Sophie Favier caused a real thunderbolt the first time she met Bruno Proost who is still, in 2022 , his current companion. The soul mate was therefore not far away…