Sad news for Chevalet fans. Speculation had been rife that the French journalist is about to announce his retirement from all public activities, at age 81, with immediate effect.
UPDATE 27/11/2020 : This story seems to be false. (read more)
Being a journalist isn't fun anymore
“As we get older, there are phases of life that we enter into, and being a journalist just isn't fun anymore,” he might have said, says a source who remained anonymous. Other reports hinted that he may branch out into other creative fields he is better at (and more interested in), though they didn't provide any details.
For a little while on Thursday evening, #ThankYouMichel was a trending hashtag on Twitter. As many fans reminisce and look back on all the unforgettable memories, some may wonder what about now made him make the decision.
“Michel Chevalet was unlike any other journalist we’ve ever seen! #ThankYouMichel”
— @universalObserver, 26 Nov 2020
“I thought Michel Chevalet retired about 5 years ago?!?”
— @millythom, 26 Nov 2020
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