FIGARO LIVE - The journalist presents the morning show of Radio Classique, every day, from 8:15 a.m. to 9 a.m. Guest of "Buzz TV", he talks about his fight against jaw cancer.
This presenter is one of the few faces that have made up the French audiovisual landscape for more than forty years. A man, passionate about culture, who has always occupied a unique place in the living room of the French public, whether in the image or on the airwaves. Since 2008, Guillaume Durand's voice has resounded on Radio Classique, where he carries on his shoulders part of the morning show every day from 8:15 a.m. to 9 a.m.
During this meeting, the one who also holds the position of news director of the station reveals the main lines of the news and explores the culture planet. “Humor is not part of our DNA. We try to chat and contradict each other, avoiding verbal battles. The economic and international situation is so serious that it is better to be clear than confused.believes Guillaume Durand, who released the 1er September a book entitled Let's have lunch on the grasswhere he tells how the painter Édouard Manet turned the world upside down.
"I didn't want to give people the spectacle of misfortune"
Guillaume Durand, guest of “Buzz TV” on September 21, 2022.
On the “Buzz TV” set, the former presenter of the 8 p.m. newspaper on La Cinq took the opportunity to talk about his jaw cancer. In June 2021, he underwent surgery that spanned ten hours. A difficult step that he chose to reveal publicly. “I didn't want to give people the spectacle of misfortune. But the patients I have met in hospitals are locked in silence. My word is for them”says Guillaume Durand, who wishes to pay tribute to the nursing staff who accompanied him during his stay in the hospital.
“The professor of medicine who operated on me is a real genius. When I watched on television in my room antivax parading, I wanted to throw my shoes in their face. Science was protecting me when they refused a simple shot”he adds, adding that he does not know for sure if the disease is definitely behind him.