Laeticia Hallyday has found a new love after her husband’s death

Laeticia Hallyday has found love in the arms of Jalil Lespert. However, Johnny was always as present in the memory as the heart of the mother of the family the one who had led them to each other. How do they live this love despite an unending grief?

Not until they got married before people were convinced that this marriage between Johnny and Laeticia would inevitably end in failure. And yet, twenty-two years later, the couple has weathered the storms and still appeared hand in hand with their two daughters.

Despite intense periods of doubt, the couple remained complicit to the last. They came to the end of everything except the lung cancer, which got over by Taulier in 2017.

Singer Johnny Hallyday and his wife Laeticia | Photo: Getty Images

This ordeal was heartbreaking for Jade and Joy’s mother, convinced she would never be able to love again. But everything has changed since the meeting with Jalil. She could again submit dreams, projects and the hope of realizing some of them together.

Discover, by reading the following, how Laeticia opened a new page in her story where Johnny is still present.

Actor and singer Johnny Hallyday and his wife Laeticia Hallyday are attending the premiere of Vengeance at the Grand Theater Lumiere during the 62nd Cannes Film Festival on May 17, 2009 in Cannes, France. | Photo: Getty Images


Laeticia Hallyday first met Johnny in 1995. It was love at first sight. And despite Johnny’s infamous with the prettier sex, Laeticia did not want to wonder if it was wise to give their story a try. The most important thing was that they loved each other and she would go with the one she loved.

But it was not all rosy. The couple experienced painful heartaches, especially attached to rocker adventure with other women. A bitter and tearful ordeal for the young model.

Singer Johnny Hallyday and Laeticia Hallyday are participating in the 17th Annual Costume Designers Guild Awards with presentation sponsor Lacoste at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on February 17, 2015 in Beverly Hills. | Photo: Getty Images

But for Laeticia, this life with Taulier was not only trials and doubts, it was also a wonderful life. After all, she knew that love was not just enchantment and sweetness. Happiness was bound to be mixed with sorrow. But it did not mean anything to him. She loved him.

Convinced that this “unsinkable love” was worth it, Johnny and Laeticia went through this period of doubt together, each in their own way. And they got there. Moreover, the pair came to the end of all the storms that had presented themselves before them.

Johnny Hallyday and his wife Laeticia Hallyday are attending the 20th annual COLCOA French Film Festival Opening Night at the Directors Guild of America on April 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. | Photo: Getty Images

“People always say I did Johnny good, saved him. But if I had not known him, I might not be here today. I also had to face my own demons. Maybe that’s why we understood each other.”

entrusted Laeticia to Paris-Match in 2013.

Johnny Hallyday, for his part, had stated:

“It has been very, very, very long time since I have been loved with such intensity and so uninterested. Laeticia gave me the desire back: the desire to live, the desire to love, the desire to marry her and have children.

Johnny Hallyday is seen with his wife Laeticia on February 15, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. | Photo: Getty Images

Unfortunately, four years later, their lives have been turned upside down. In March 2017, Johnny Hallyday revealed that he had lung cancer. The couple led the fight together, convinced with all conviction in the world that they would have taken over from this disease.

Alas, after months of struggle, it is with a torn heart that Laeticia sends a press release to AFP to announce the singer’s death on the night between 5 and 6 December 2017. Her husband had been breathing.

She will have loved him over time until the end of time. And as time went on, none of that love could be erased.

Singer Johnny Hallyday and actress / wife Laeticia Hallyday arrive at AFI FEST 2016 presented by Audi – Opening Night – Premiere Of 20th Century Fox’s ‘Rules Don’t Apply’ at TCL Chinese Theater on November 10, 2016 in Hollywood, California. | Photo: Getty Images

After Johnny’s death, there were days, months that seemed endless, where every minute and second reminded her that she had lost him forever. Fortunately for her, their daughters have been her best allies, and also in a way her guides in this difficult grief.

“I learned to live with this grief, also to be robust, to hold on to this future to be built without it. I let time do its work, help me and accompany me, for there is no cure for grief.”

trusted Laeticia.

Johnny Hallyday and Laeticia Hallyday are participating in the Christian Dior Haute Couture fall / winter 2016-2017 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on July 4, 2016 in Paris, France. | Photo: Getty Images


Two years after the Taulier’s disappearance, Laeticia had finally found a smile and believed in love thanks to Pascal Balland. However, due to the distance and certain personal decisions and behaviors of the restaurateur, their romance will only last a few months.

But love will knock on Joy and Jade’s mother’s door again in the summer of 2020. And now it’s over a year ago that Laeticia Hallyday and Jalil Lespert have experienced unparalleled love. She was interviewed by the Gala last December and confided in:

“I allow myself to love another man without feeling guilty, I finally allow myself to be happy.”

And say it the purpose of their meeting during this famous summer day was to discuss the director’s desire to make a biopic about Johnny.


Johnny’s presence in the memory and heart of Laeticia remains indelible. Although she had opened her heart to start a new story, she had a hard time learning to love.

She had especially talked about an impression of infidelity towards the father of her children, but also about not being able to love again. He was, after all, her first love. She had such intense feelings for him that she was sometimes even afraid of them.

Johnny was always present. She always had it in her skin, and the man she was supposed to be in a relationship with had to accept The presence of the Taulis in their lives. A condition that Pascal Balland apparently did not meet.

“I manage to love differently, but Johnny is still there … It’s brave for the man, for a man in my life today. Johnny’s place is still very present. It’s not easy, we are often a couple of three”,

she confided in Audrey Crespo-Mara in the program “Seven to eight,” and in passing acknowledged Pascal’s efforts under their circumstances.

Fortunately for her, Jalil seems to accept that his girlfriend feels the need to honor the father of her children in her own way. After all, everyone has their own way of mourning. The director would give her all the necessary love and time she needs.

“I have been in a relationship for over a year with a wonderful, benevolent man who listens to my children. He is so benevolent that he accepts my grief, just like Johnny’s presence in my life”,

she said.

There are still wonderful memories of Johnny and Laeticia’s love story and two dazzling young girls filled with love and kindness like their father. But perhaps thanks to this story that she is currently living with Jalil, they will also be able to create new memories that are just as beautiful.

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