In Morocco during the magnitude 7 earthquake which has already caused the death of more than 2,100 people, Michel Polnareff expressed his deep emotion at this tragedy on X (formerly Twitter): “I am overcome with immense sadness . Morocco is an integral part of my life and I experienced this painful episode firsthand.”
The creator of The Doll Who Does No also described the feelings of fear he felt during the disaster: “Experience of fear and it was the earth that shook... This earthquake struck a country rightly renowned for his kindness and sense of hospitality.
The singer, now 79 years old, composer and performer of songs as important as La Poupée qui fait non, therefore, Le Bal des Laze, Love Me, Please love Me and On ira tous au paradis n'est pas l the only media figure to have expressed solidarity with Moroccans.
French actor Jamel Debbouze (Asterix and Obelix: Cleopatra Mission, Indigènes...), originally from Taza in Morocco, wrote on an Instagram page, all the compassion he felt for the Moroccans: “Terrible night, terrible awakening. All my support and thoughts to the victims, their loved ones and all those affected by the earthquake. Let us all help and make our contribution to help Morocco and pray that lives will be saved in the hours and days to come. Let’s take care of each other, courage and strength.”
As for the singer and actress Camille Lellouche, recipient with Grand Corps Malade of a Victory for the original song in 2021 (Mais je t'aime), also present in Morocco during the drama, she too shared his emotion on his Instagram account, without forgetting to reassure his fans about his state of health: “I am well and so is my family. That night was a nightmare night and the worst of my life. It just goes to show that there are very few of us on earth.”