“Creepy, shocking and difficult”: Laura Smet returns bluntly to the war of inheritance around Johnny

"Creepy, shocking and difficult": Laura Smet returns bluntly to the war of inheritance around Johnny

This Sunday, September 11, Laura Smet confided in the columns of Madame Figaro. The actress has notably agreed to return to the war of inheritance around her father, Johnny Hallyday. A case that was particularly difficult to live for her.

December 5 will mark five years since the death of Johnny Hallyday. Shortly after this tragic event, a real legal battle around therocker legacy opposed his widow, Laeticia Hallyday, to his children, David and Laura. A war that also made headlines for many months. And this Sunday, September 11, Laura Smetwho is about to get on the boards in the room The Uncertainty Principle, has agreed to come back to this affair which is agitating his family.

The 38-year-old actress first confided that this legacy story could have had serious consequences on her career. “Since The Holy Family, I haven’t worked for the cinema. You have to be honest: being permanently in the celebrity press does not encourage you to dream. All this media unpacking does not make directors want to, and I understand that very well”she thus confided to our colleagues, adding that she had not, however, “no other choice than to fight for (s)his well-being, (s)his future life, that of (his)son, of (his)family”.

Laura Smet: “It was all so violent”

“This whole thing around my dad has been creepy and shocking and difficult, and doing theater means putting the church back in the middle of the village. It is to clean, to repair”, continued Laura Smet. The wife of Raphaël Lancrey-Javal also confided to having had moments of doubt following this affair, but that she always managed to get up. “All of this was so violent that I sometimes wondered why I had chosen this profession and who I really was.. But I am an artist, and I hope to put the game and the light back in front of the stage”she concluded.

On August 2, during an interview with Femina version, Laura Smet explained that she had managed to rebuild herself little by little in her home in Cap-Ferret. “I have a small house there, right next to friends who are my family at heart. I spend a lot of time there when I’m not working. I’m happy to be able to offer this to my son, to cut a little with Parisian hyperconsumption. There, we go to the essentials: we make fires, we read books, we walk around. Finally, I have always been a rat of the fields”she confided, before adding: “And then I was a little shocked by everything that happened after the death of my father, I needed calm. This place is my universe, my refuge, my paradise. The house is made of wood and I feel like I’m living in the belly of a tree.”

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