Sons, companions… Brigitte Bardot’s family album

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At 88, the actress Brigitte Bardot was one of the emblematic faces of cinema from the 1950s to the 1970s. of the medal”, as she had declared during an interview with Point of view in August 2020.

“Celebrity has a side of the coin that is too heavy to bear,” she said and continued: “I became the most photographed girl in the world. Gradually, I no longer felt safe at all. to men. I was scrutinized for everything, pursued for nothing”. A sex symbol status that has impacted his intimate life. On January 11, 1960, she gave birth to her son Nicolas Charrier, born of her relationship with Jacques Charrier, whom she met on the set of Babette s’en va-t-en guerre. A difficult period for the star who experienced it as a trauma.

“When Nicolas was born, in 1960, the hysteria around me… It was madness. The delivery room installed in my house, the photographers behind the windows, those who disguised themselves as doctors to surprise me . There was no intimacy. It was terrible. I associated the birth of my son with this trauma. And it was Nicolas who bore the consequences,” she told our colleagues. Already in her autobiography entitled Initiales BB, published in 1996, Brigitte Bardot had evoked the birth of her son, affirming that “It was like a tumor which had fed on me, which I had carried in my swollen flesh, n “waiting for the blessed moment when they would finally get rid of me. The nightmare had reached its climax, I had to assume for life the object of my misfortune”.