The moving secrets of Patrick Sébastien about his son who died at 19: “I saw him under every biker helmet”
Patrick Sébastien’s eldest son died in a motorcycle accident in 1990. A tragedy that the zany host rarely mentions. But once is not custom, on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the Grand Bluff, he confided in the columns of the Parisian.
“It’s not courage, it’s survival“explained the host who experienced the death of his then 19-year-old son. The worst tragedy for a parent, especially since when Sébastien Boutot was the victim of a motorcycle accident, he was about to become a dad.
If Patrick Sébastien managed to survive, it is thanks to the scene. And at the moment of throwing himself headlong into work, the man who does turn the napkins find the idea Great Bluff thinking of her lost child. In this cult show of the 1990s, the comedian made up his face to participate in TV shows and thus trap the greatest animators of the time: from Michel Drucker to Philippe Risoli via Jean-Pierre Foucault.
The program celebrated its 30th anniversary on Tuesday and for the occasion, the creator returned to the genesis dramatic from this entertainment show: “It goes back to the death of my son. I imagined it under every biker helmet I saw. And one day, one of them came to see me. He had a beard and I imagined Sébastien in disguise. I thought ‘Come on, take it off, I know it’s you!’ Everything came here.”
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