Laurent Ruquier did not recover from the death of Pierre Bénichou. Under the shock of the announcement of his disappearance, he wanted to protect his collaborators Gérard Miller and Philippe Geluck.
This is the new that his friends didn’t want to hear in spite of his great age. On Tuesday 31 march, RTL announced the death of Pierre Bénichou. The end of an era for The Big Heads, of which he was a member when Philippe Bouvard was at the controls of the program, then when Laurent Ruquier took over. Under the shock, his long-time collaborators have made a beautiful tribute on the social networks in the image of Florian Gazan, Michèle Bernier, Laurent Baffie, or the host of France 2. “The Man who I will laugh the most in the last twenty years is gone. A large feather, too . And as he did so well to say… And we continue ! Without an increase in the price of the drinks ! “has he said on Instagram.
It was with “great sadness” that Laurent Ruquier welcomed once again the memory of Pierre Bénichou in the columns of the Parisian. “Pierre Bénichou and me is twenty years of laughter and memories amazing, he confided. With Olivier de Kersauson today, these are the last two great improvisers of the radio, the level of Jacques Martin or Jean Yanne. Peter, it was a character ! A Parisian. A deceiver. The witness of another era. “Stunned by the bad news and upset, Laurent Ruquier has also wanted to save some of its employees of Big Heads by announcing itself to the disappearance of their comrade. Another test for the presenter that will make a tribute to his great friend on RTL this Wednesday the 1st of April, from 15: 30. A program in which the faithful will see the best moments of Pierre Bénichou.