This statement comes from Geneviève de Fontenay herself! In an interview, the iconic president of Miss France at 89 years old, lifts the veil on a “rigging” which would have occurred at the time of counting the votes for the 1987 election. Information that only comes out thirty-four after the fact. .. and to which Nathalie Marquay has not yet responded.
These statements took place on the TV show The moment of luxury, on Télé Star. Nathalie Marquay would have taken the tiara from another candidate. “His election was nevertheless well discussed. Public opinion wanted the Réunion“, explains Geneviève de Fontenay.
According to her, it is Joëlle Ramyead, Miss Reunion, who should have been crowned Miss France 1987. The young woman finally ranked first runner-up, to everyone’s surprise.
The lady in the hat then gave more details about this fraudulent election.
“The man who sorted the votes at Europe 1 wasn’t doing it, so it ended up being her, but it had to be Miss Reunion! We did not understand. We were waiting for the result and she was lucky. I don’t know how the rigging came about, but since it was the Misses’ first TV show, they didn’t want to make a fuss. This is how it happened! It’s the truth.“