Host Cyril Hanouna was sentenced for defamation to a fine of 500 euros, suspended

This conviction relates to comments made on the “Touche pas à mon poste” (TPMP) program on February 25, 2020.

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The star of the C8 channel host, Cyril Hanouna, was convicted on Tuesday, May 31, of defamation, and was sentenced to pay a fine of 500 euros, suspended. This condemnation Chamber 17 of the Paris Court Relates to comments made on the “Touche pas à mon poste” (TPMP) program on February 25, 2020.

Then Cyril Hanouneh Abu Sufian Mustaed, convicted of serious pimping in the Zahia case, which shook the football world in 2010. This is how the host also presented him before announcing that his guest had received a retrial thanks to an unpublished testimony from an official. escort girl. Addressing Abu Sufyan Maseed, Cyril Hanoun added: “Swiss businessman Yves Bouvier was behind Zahia’s sex work, not you”.

Yves Bouvier soon took legal action over these statements, which he considered defamatory. The Seventeenth Correctional Chamber of the Paris Judicial Court has just given him a reason and specified in its judgment that“Given the seriousness of the facts and the circumstances and character of the crime”, Cyril condemns affectionately.

Abu Sufyan Mustaed was also sentenced, due to statements he made during the same programme, to a fine of 500 euros, suspended. Both were also collectively and severally ordered to pay Yves Bouvier €2,000 in damages and €2,000 in legal costs.

Consequences of the star host: the first mention of his criminal record is blank so far. Yves Bouvier’s lawyer, Philippe Valent, said to himself “I am pleased with these convictions and that we can finally put an end to these disgusting rumors that are being circulated indiscriminately. This decision is a clear message.” Cyril Hanouneh was sentenced in his absence and without a defense: he was not assigned a lawyer.

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