This Sunday, September 11, Laura Smet trusts the columns of Madame Figaro. The actress especially agreed to return to the war of inheritance around her father, Johnny Hallyday. A case that is more difficult to survive for him.
December 5 will mark five years since the death of Johnny Hallyday. Shortly after this terrible event, a real legal battle around therocker legacy opposed his widow, Laeticia Hallyday, his children, David and Laura. A battle that has also made headlines for months. And this Sunday, September 11, Laura Smetwho was about to board the room’s boards The Uncertainty Principle, agreed to return to this activity that troubled his family.
The 38-year-old actress first admitted that this legacy story could have serious consequences for her career. “Since The Holy Family, I have not worked in cinema. You have to be honest: the constant celebrity press doesn’t encourage you to dream. All this unpacking in the media is not what the directors want, and I understand it very well”thus he confided to our companions, adding that he had not, however, “there is no other option but to fight for (s) his welfare, (s) his future life, (his) child, (his) family”.
Laura Smet: “It’s all very cruel”
“All this stuff around my father is scary and shocking and difficult, and doing theater means bringing the church back to the middle of the village. This is cleansing, healing”, continued Laura Smet. The wife of Raphaël Lancrey-Javal also confessed that there were moments of doubt after this event, but that he always managed to get up. “All this is so violent that sometimes I wonder why I chose this profession and who I really am.. But I am an actor, and I hope to bring back the play and the light in front of the stage”he concluded.
On August 2, during an interview with the version of Femina, Laura Smet explained that she was able to rebuild herself little by little in her house in Cap-Ferret. “I have a small house there, right next to my friends who are my family at heart. I spend a lot of time there when I’m not working. I am happy to be able to offer it to my son, to cut a little with hyperconsumption in Paris. There, we go to the essentials: we make a fire, we read books, we walk. In the end, I’ll always be a field mouse”he confessed, before adding: “And then I was a bit shocked by everything that happened after my father died, 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.”