Kendji Girac apologizes for “all the pain and worry” he may have caused and “thanks heaven for being alive”

The singer spoke for the first time on his Instagram account, less than a month after his gunshot wound to the chest.



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Kendji Girac at the NRJ Music Awards, in Cannes (Alpes-Maritimes), November 10, 2023. (VALERY HACHE / AFP)

Singer Kendji Girac speaks for the first time, less than a month after his gunshot wound. “Ten years ago, I won ‘The Voice’ thanks to you and this date is forever engraved in my heart”, he wrote on his Instagram account, Friday May 10, saying that he would have liked to perform on stage “to celebrate this birthday”. “But this is not possible and I am responsible for it,” regrets the interpreter of theAndalusian.

He specifies that he spent a long time “excuse” with his family and his team. “But I wanted, on this special day that changed my life, to apologize to all of you because I know all the pain and worry I have caused you and thank you for the unfailing love you have given me. have been giving for ten years now and you have continued to give to me since the tragedy, you give me so much strength”, develops the 27-year-old singer.

Kendji Girac also provides some information on his state of health. “I am treating myself, I am resting to come back even stronger thanks to you and I want to leave this period of my life behind me”, he says. He concludes with these words: “I thank heaven that I’m alive. Thank you lord. I love you.”

No “suicide blackmail” according to his partner

The winner of the 2014 edition of the show “The Voice” was hospitalized near Bordeaux after a serious gunshot wound to the chest in Biscarosse (Landes). During a press conference a few days later, the Mont-de-Marsan prosecutor, Olivier Janson, explained that the artist had wanted “faking suicide” to scare his partner, who threatened to leave him after an argument.

“Kendji never blackmailed me into suicide, let me be clear. It never existed. I never suffered the slightest violence whatsoever from him. I am categorical“, denied his partner, in an interview with Parisian. The singer’s entourage had also said “to regret” that elements of his private life were disclosed during this press conference.

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