Sad news for Manœuvre fans. Speculation had been rife that the French journalist best known as a judge on La Nouvelle Star, will announce his retirement from all public activities, at age 66, with immediate effect.
UPDATE 30/10/2020 : 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-television host 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, #ThankYouPhilippe 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.
“You’ve accomplished everything I ever dreamed of #ThankYouPhilippe.”
— @DesireePlum, 29 Oct 2020
“Manœuvre wasn't retired?”
— @borisB0, 29 Oct 2020
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