On January 25, 2022, singer Florent Pagny revealed, via a video posted on his Instagram account, to be suffering from inoperable lung cancer. Invited to the TF1 television news, the artist had agreed to come back to his illness, keeping hope for the outcome of the treatment. “It’s something I’ve had for 3 to 6 months, I only have one tumor, no metastasis. It’s true that we can’t operate, because the tumor is dividing very quickly, but today there are really very good treatments. (..) I only take the good side of things”, he explained.
On May 11, 2022, the husband of Azucena Caamaño broke the silence by revealing a video in which he returned to the progress of his treatment which seems to be bearing fruit. “I didn’t impose a Netflix series on you about my treatment and my story, but now that it’s behind me, since I still have chemo, I can tell you that I’m doing very well,” he said. affirmed and to add: “The protocol worked rather well: from the first two chemos, my tumor which was as big as a kiwi turned into a nut (…) I changed my look a little, but it’s the treatment that wants that. I’ll get used to it and it will pass (…) I was very well accompanied medically, by my other half and my children”.
Guest of 50 ‘inside on TF1, October 22, 2022, Lara Fabian gave news of Florent Pagny. The singer has reconnected with the former coach of The Voice. “Every week, I send a little note to this great gentleman. I write to him all the time […] he does not let go of the matter”, she confided, adding that he “was fine and that he was currently in Patagonia”.
While Florent Pagny’s cancer recurred in April 2023, his state of health seems to have improved with his new chemotherapy sessions. “The chemo is behind me, so as soon as the chemicals move away, everything becomes more fun”, he indicated in the Télématin program on May 25, 2023. The artist will also start singing again. “I’m going to go back to the studio, I’m going to rework, because it’s a muscle too,” he explained.
The star seems to have learned from his mistakes, he who had neglected his lung cancer after having “made a bit of a fool for four or five months”. A desire to overcome the disease that pushes him to scrupulously follow his treatment by immunotherapy. “But I’m lucky, the protocol works great every time. Now I understand, I stop not taking it”. The 61-year-old singer is set to begin a summer festival tour from late June. It should pass through several cities including Nancy, Ajaccio and Spa in Belgium.
In the meantime, a little throwback and images on the look of Florent Pagny who, from a hair or clothing point of view, has gone through all the styles. A real chameleon! Short or long hair, shaved or peroxide, more or less trimmed goatee, relive his metamorphosis in pictures!