It has been three years since Laurent Bignolas took over the reins of Télématin on France 2. After the departure of William Lemergie, the 59-year-old presenter had to face some tensions. Because between its management and the various budget cuts, it is not unanimous. On May 18, 2020, Laurent Bignolas put an end to the rumors of disagreements and explained that he had “excellent relations” with the journalists of the channel. Even during confinement, the presenter had told Télé 7 jours that he kept in contact with the members of his team. A good way to deal with different crises. But if he had more facilities to accept confinement, it is surely due to his lifestyle, adopted in 2012 …

“I feel like in a Jules Verne novel, a motionless journey”

Alongside his wife Nathalie Hayter, Laurent Bignolas has decided to move away from Haussmanian buildings and the Parisian daily life, far too banal and noisy. The journalist thus chose to approach the docks to invest a real barge, like Christine Bravo, who also gave an interview to Femme Actuelle on this subject. Our fellow decoration specialists, Côté Maison, had the chance in 2017 to visit this house on the water. “I needed a change of life and to be on the water for my physical and mental balance. It is the continuity of childhood and an ersatz of the sea, nature and the forest. meaning as in a novel by Jules Verne, a motionless journey “, then confided Laurent Bignolas. Although he has a busy professional life, Lokma and Lakmé’s dad tries every day to enjoy the privilege of living on a barge. “I spend my life on the bridge! Whether there is a ray of sunshine or even a good rain, it’s my pleasure. I take my oilskin and I have the impression of being at sea”, a- he finally added.

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