the essential Eddy Mitchell spoke in “Seven to eight” on the last days of his friend Johnny Hallyday and on the multiple tributes organized by his wife Laeticia.
Eddy Mitchell was able to visit Johnny Hallyday in the days leading up to his death. “Me, I never had constraints at the level of the family”. Johnny was watching a movie and Eddy Mitchell chatted with him. “He was watching a movie and… We didn’t talk about anything at all. We didn’t talk. He wanted to watch a movie and at the same time lie down, sleep, rest. He didn’t have the strength, and I didn’t want to piss him off. So I wanted to leave him alone, to leave him alone. “
The journalist then questions Eddy Mitchell on the succession of Johnny Hallyday. “I think he didn’t care cordially. Because he had another problem, it was his survival. So, behind him, bye!”
And what does he think of the multiple tributes organized by Laeticia Hallyday? The concert at the AccorArena, the posthumous albums, the statue in Paris? “Nothing to fuck! I am absolutely not interested! Soon, they will put it, I do not know … with a feather in the ass, hanging anywhere … I do not care. I even find it quite morbid” , reacts Eddy Mitchell.
Asked this time in La Voix du Nord , Eddy Mitchell confides in his friend Johnny: “Johnny trusted everyone, I told him to be careful. With him, the last one who had spoken was right. And for that, we had to go to bed at 5 in the morning! ” Eddy Mitchell dedicated the song “A little bit of love” to Johnny Hallyday.