This is a page that turns in the history of TF1. Indeed, on August 11, 2020, Laurence Boccolini announced leaving the channel which had hosted it almost twenty years ago with the program Le maillon weak. After serving as a presenter in Money drop, I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here and for two years in The Big Animator Contest, little Willow’s mom decided to set sail. Laurence Boccolini will therefore be back on the small screen at the start of the school year in a new program broadcast this time on France 2 ! It must be said that the TV host has always had an appetite for television games … Moreover, her last appearance on TF1 dates back to her appearance in Mask Singer last December. Goodbyes in music and good humor … Unless.
“I had the feeling of not being a priority, of having become a trinket”
Asked in the columns of the Parisian on August 27, Laurence Boccolini has drawn up a somewhat bitter assessment at the end of her career at TF1: “I had the feeling of not working at all and going in circles. I was described as a flagship host of the channel, and that bothered me enormously. How can you be a host flagship with only three shows per year? My coming season was summed up in the ‘Grand Concours des animateurs’. I had the feeling of not being a priority, of having become a trinket, ”she confided bluntly . It is therefore without looking back that Laurence Boccolini slammed the door of TF1.
When our colleagues at Le Parisien asked him if the decision was difficult to take … nay: “I did not feel that something was holding me back at TF1. There was a total lack of communication. I was waiting for my phone rings … “You have to know how to leave the table when love is served”, sang Charles Aznavour. But I have no bitterness, no hatred “, she declared with a lot of philosophy. A new start that will take shape on August 31, 2020 on France 2 with the program Mot de passe, broadcast at 10:50 a.m. on the old Motus schedule just before Z’amours. Mark your calendars!
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