After the shooting of tender thug by Jean Becker in 1966, the actress received several phone calls from the eldest son of the Belgian writer. Only the death of Marc will separate them in 1999.
“ Passionate love is a devastating disease.When Mylène Demongeot explained that she believed in the same theory as Georges Simenon, she thought of the great love of her life, Marc, the Belgian novelist’s eldest son. Their story lasted more than thirty years, from 1966 to 1999. Their relationship was close, “obsessiveshe dared to say when 20 years after her husband’s death she released an original book enriched by a pretty scrapbook – an album made up of photos and newspaper clippings – titled of course l’amour fou (Michel Lafon).
The passion was born from a series of phone calls. At the time, there were no cell phones, no text messages, you had to leave a message and wait, praying, that the other would deign to reach you. Simenon, the father, Mylène Demongeot, only knows Green Shutters and The Rings of Bicetre… Sublime but “depressing“, she will write in My Secret Drawers. All this does not encourage recall.
Are you kidding, he’s a stupid daddy’s boy!
“Like all great stories, at first I didn’t want to meet Marc