The trial of Pierre Ménès for three cases of “sexual assault” began this Wednesday at the Paris Criminal Court. The journalist attends.
This beginning of March is particularly busy and painful for Pierre Ménès. After the closing last Friday of the preliminary investigation which targeted him in a case of “moral harassment”the journalist had the pain of losing your mother overnight from Saturday to Sunday. Three days later, here he is at the Paris Criminal Court, this time to be tried in three cases of “sexual assault”. Present to defend himself, Pierre Ménès notably mentioned his personality.
As relayed by journalist Marion Dubreuil, the former Channel Football Club answered questions from the president of the court and spoke about his relationship with women since his ouster from Canal+ and the accusations he faced from former collaborators. ” Today, any gesture towards a woman is inappropriate. […] My relationships with women have completely changed, at first I no longer have them. »
“It’s not very fair”
” Today, I won’t even kiss anymore“, continued Pierre Ménès, when he was questioned on the case relating to the accusation made by a saleswoman of a Nike store in 2018. And to continue: “ I am a frank, cash person, who makes no difference between women and men. It worked very well for eleven years, until the day when the rules of the game were changed without notifying the players. It’s not very fair. »
At the court of #Paris to follow the trial #PierreMenes for three cases of #sexualassault the former football columnist who denies the facts has just arrived in the courtroom 4.04 @RMCInfo pic.twitter.com/bgKBnRcSoO
— Marion Dubreuil (@MarionDub) March 8, 2023
Then questioned about the accusations of the hostess of the Parc des Princes against him (2021), Pierre Ménès replied: “ I was informed of this case by Maître Derambarsh (his lawyer), who asked me ‘what else have you done at the Parc des Princes?’. I was contacted by journalists who told me that I would have touched the chest of a hostess. I thought of a set up (…). The trial will continue.