August 16, 2022

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Comedian Julien Lacroix cancels return after facing threats

Comedian Julien Lacroix cancels return after facing threats

Comedian and actor Julien Lacroix has had to cancel an event marking his two years of sobriety after receiving “serious threats” against members of his family, he announced on his social networks on Sunday morning.

Comedian Julien Lacroix cancels return after facing threats

Screenshot | Julien Lacroix is ​​on Facebook

“People who have bought tickets will be put to work, I don’t think it’s going to be a high-tension evening here,” he said.

The comedian announced this week that he is returning to public life to mark his two years of sobriety. He was scheduled to record a question and answer podcast in front of an audience of 25 in which he confided in his rehab journey. He said to himself: “Exciting at the thought [jaser avec ses fans]“He has not spoken publicly for more than two years.

With mixed reception, some internet users are ready to give the comedian a second chance, while others are not of the same opinion. Therefore, Julien Lacroix admitted that not only himself, but also those close to him received many threats.

“I thought I had finally found a healthy way to approach it all. Apparently not,” he wrote.

In his publication, he admits that the turmoil of returning to the public eye has greatly affected those close to him. For all reasons he decided to cancel his event.

“I have to think about the welfare of those who have always stood by me.. especially my wife and my small family.

Those who have already purchased tickets will be fully refunded.

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Julien Lacroix was accused of sexual harassment and sexual misconduct following an investigation in July 2020. to have, in which nine women denounced him. The comedian retired from public life after being fired by his agency.

In December 2021, he gave a video interview to journalist Amelie Pineda in which he described his rehabilitation process at length.