Johnny Hallyday was a (too) generous man, and that's not just a myth. This is why, over the years, his close friends have gradually stopped accepting gifts from the rocker who did not hesitate to heat the bank card. "Johnny loved shopping", reveals Pierre Billon, one of his old friends, in the columns of Paris Match.
"Between us, there was no longer any question of Johnny watering everyone, all the time", he says. Then he adds that "The era of picnics" that he got to know in the 1980s ended "Grace" à Laeticia Hallyday. Little by little she has reduces the circle of friends of the youth idol, sometimes too interested.
Laeticia Hallyday scheduled Johnny's last road trip
Moreover, it was she who was in charge of programming the last road trip of her husband, in 2016. "She knew we were regular guys, who wouldn't do anything", precise Pierre Billon. "And who would even dare to say no to Johnny if he ordered a bottle of vodka." So if Johnny paid for dinner on Monday, he wasn't paying for the week anymore. "
During this final trip organized with the greatest care by his wife, Johnny Hallyday said to be "Breathless" Many times. His friends saw nothing but fire and his wife, « terrified " since the onset of the first symptoms (before the road trip) has first " refuse " to ask more questions. But the main one concerned understood that his health was deteriorating. “Johnny didn't officially know he was sick. But in retrospect, I think he knew. Finally… that he felt that something was wrong », explains the director Francois Goetghebeur. Johnny Hallydaydied a few months later, on December 5, 2017, in Marnes-la-Coquette.
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