It was in 2017 that the world said goodbye to the legendary rocker. Suffering from lung cancer, Johnny Hallyday breathed his last on December 5, 2017, when he was 74 years old.
5 years later, Nathalie Baye, Johnny’s ex-wife and mother of their daughter, Laura Smet, confided like never before on the sad end of life led by her ex-husband. Interviewed by the Journal du Dimanche on the occasion of her fifty-year career, the actress said that she had gone to Los Angeles several times, to Johnny Hallyday’s residence, when the latter was battling illness: “In the past few years, he was extremely unhappy in his life. He was all alone, all day, in his office, with the television on. », she said, not without difficulty.
Painful revelations from the septuagenarian who looked at the singer in 1982. They lived a tumultuous romance from which Laura was born. Since their separation in 1986, the two ex-lovers have remained very good friends, so it was without an ounce of hesitation that Nathalie Baye wished to be present alongside the star during this heavy ordeal which cost her her life: “I had never seen him go so badly. He looked like the living dead. I was sad that Laura saw her father in this state, ” she continues in her interview with the Journal du Dimanche.