Mireille Mathieu, Patrick Bruel… The godfathers and godmothers of the Telethon since 1987

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The call for donations is launched. Friday, December 2, 2022 begins the 36th edition of the Telethon, during a launch party hosted by Sophie Davant and Cyril Féraud. A festive and musical charity event followed all this weekend by millions of viewers on the antennas of the France Télévisions group.

As every year, the national Telethon campaign is supported by a famous godfather or a famous godmother who brings his support to the event. The goal? “Bring the cause of rare diseases to the forefront and help raise the donation counter as high as possible,” says the official website. For this new edition, the choice fell on a face well known to the French public: Kev Adams.

After Matt Pokora (2020) and Soprano (2021), the famous 30-year-old comedian and comedian becomes the youngest ambassador of the Telethon. An important sponsor role in the eyes of Kev Adams. “I will try to live up to this challenge,” he says in the pages of Télé 7 Jours, before confessing. “To be honest, I was one of those French people who come across the Telethon every year, say to themselves that it’s great and send a little money to 36 37, but without really measuring all that is behind it. “.

An incredible opportunity for Kev Adams, ready to support medical research alongside sick children with myopathy and their families. Not to mention health professionals. “There, I had the chance to meet those who work to find it. We do not come out unscathed”, concluded the famous investigator of Mask Singer to our colleagues.

Since its first television broadcast in 1987, the Telethon has been sponsored by several French and international celebrities. From cinema to music, from sport to entertainment, they showed their generosity to succeed in the annual fundraiser, marked by cult moments of the PAF. More than 30 years after its creation, Planet reveals the faces of the famous godfathers and godmothers of the event.