Jane Fonda shows up with a glass of champagne in “C à Vous” and gets reprimanded

Jane Fonda shows up with a glass of champagne in “C à Vous” and gets reprimanded
Jane Fonda shows up with a glass of champagne in “C à Vous” and gets reprimanded

The program C to you relocated to the Croisette on the occasion of the Cannes Festival, was the scene of a surprising scene, Tuesday May 14, 2024. After walking the red carpet of the Palais des Festivals, the American actress Jane Fonda thus appeared on the set of the show France 5 with a glass of champagne in hand.

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No alcohol on TV

An arrival which left the presenter, Anne-Élisabeth Lemoine, somewhat disconcerted. And for good reason, according to the government site alcool-info-service.fr, “the law exhaustively defines the media on or via which advertising in favor of alcohol is authorized. All media not mentioned by law are prohibited. Advertising on television or in the cinema is therefore prohibited. »

The public service presenter then blurted out: “But you came with a glass of champagne?” » She then continued by recalling: “We can’t toast with you, Jane, because on French television, we’re not allowed to drink alcohol. »

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The American star in disbelief

A rule which surprised the 86-year-old American actress, who exclaimed in French: “I don’t believe that in France, you can’t drink on television!” » Anne-Élisabeth Lemoine then outbid and recalled: “We can’t smoke either! »

Ignoring the ban on the consumption of alcohol on the small screen, the face of L’Oréal emptied her cup to the laughter of the public before hiding it, more or less discreetly, under the table. Faced with this unusual situation, the team of C to you quickly resumed the course of the show. Anne-Élisabeth Lemoine nevertheless clarified: ” Alcohol abuse is dangerous for health. » Here too, an obligation under French legislation.

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