Sophie Davant and William Leymergie, the two emblematic figures of the French audiovisual landscape, would be in a relationship. The interested parties have not yet reacted to the front page of Paris Match, published this Wednesday, August 10, where they appear accomplices and smiling on a paddle. But the title of the weekly, La romance des baby-boomers, is unequivocal and seems to confirm a rumor that has been going around for several months already.
The two hosts were photographed while in Ramatuelle, Var, for the live performance festival. They would thus have decided not to hide anymore and to live their idyll in broad daylight.
Sophie Davant, 59, and William Leymergie, 75, have known each other for a long time. The first launched her career as a weather presenter in Télématin at the end of the 80s, a program then directed by the second. They quickly became friends and even vacationed together with their respective families. She gradually “became his partner” in Télématin “and a close friend of his family”, indicates the magazine.
The host of Affaire concluded lived a long love affair with journalist Pierre Sled before divorcing in 2012. The wife of William Leymergie, Maryline Leymergie, died in 2020, carried away by a heart attack. Since then, the two essential personalities of the PAF have gradually come closer. First on the initiative of Sophie Davant who wanted to support her friend in this painful ordeal, says Paris Match. They seem today to spin the perfect love.