The Altice group, owner of the television channels and RMC and BFMTV announced this Friday, June 17 “to cease all collaboration” with Jean-Jacques Bourdin following accusations of sexual assault against the latter. But what financial compensation will the journalist receive?
“The amount that Jean-Jacques Bourdin will receive is very substantial”, announced columnist Gilles Verdez during the program Touche pas à mon poste, hosted by Cyril Hanouna, Monday June 20.
“500,000 euros and it could be more”
According to him, the former BFMTV journalist should receive a staggering sum following his separation from the Altice group. Gilles Verdez clarified that the amount could rise to around “500,000 euros and it could be more”.
For the columnist, the behavior of Jean-Jacques Bourdin was the source of some tension. “No one wanted to work with him anymore,” he said.
“No one wanted to work with him anymore”
— TPMP (@TPMP) June 20, 2022
Jean-Jacques Bourdin will not reappear on RMC and BFMTV where he worked for 21 years. He had been suspended from the air since January due to the sexual assault investigation against him. The journalist has always firmly denied the charges against him despite several complaints against him.
Anne Nivat, his wife known for not having her tongue in her pocket, also spoke for the first time following the dismissal of her husband by the Altice group which owns BFMTV and RMC.
“In this beautiful month of June, FINALLY good news! When the truth has been restored, when we are FREE and when we will continue what we love with those who are worth it, without weighing down the others, it’s just happiness”, she expressed herself on Twitter.