VIDEO Deal : who is François-Xavier Renou, the new buyer ?

This Wednesday, 19 August, viewers of a bargain have made the acquaintance of a new buyer ! François-Xavier Renou, a merchant and art buyer for galleries in Asia, has joined the band of the show. And it is full of surprises…

Pierre-Jean Chalençon who left a done Deal, the place was free for newcomers. Back with numbers unseen since Monday 17 August, the issuance of France 2 did not wait long before putting on a new personality. This Wednesday, August 19, Sophie Davant has presented a new buyer of : François-Xavier Renou, who defines himself as an “art dealer” but has other facets. “He’s an artist, too : he sings, for example ! It occurs in clips that are a cardboard box in Indonesia “, has rightly stated the facilitator. But the buyer did not want to unburden himself on the subject, preferring to discuss his main professional activity. “I live half the year abroad, particularly in Asia, in Indonesia. I am a buyer for different galleries which are located in Asia, has he entrusted to you. And I am a specialist in the customization of objects, I am both an artist and a buyer. “

Julien Cohen reveals the hidden face of its new rival

Considered by Sophie Davant as a “buyer dreaded” in auction houses, François-Xavier Renou would have bothered Julian Cohen ? The man with the blue glasses in any case, has tried to destabilize at their first auction. Taking out his smartphone, he has released a video in which its new rival appears… dressed as a punk in a clip where he sings it looks like That plane for me. Published in 2015 on YouTube, this video is in fact a version in indonesian of the tube of Plastic Bertrand. She has over a million views – not to mention the copies published on other channels – and was a hit in Indonesia. Known there under the nickname of Fransoa Superstar, François-Xavier Renou, therefore, is not a simple buyer. “I had fun doing covers of songs in indonesian and I had a lot of success,” he confirmed in the face of other buyers it’s a bargain. Which, among other things, a stunning version of Whistle on the hill Joe Dassin… The singer has also tried his luck over here with another YouTube channel, Fransoa Paname. Alas, his Hollandouille, a song criticizing president François Hollande on the air, a Big Kiss, has not won over the crowds.