Ophélie Meunier threatened with death: she comes out of silence for the first time

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Ophélie Meunier, who has been threatened with death and placed under police protection since the broadcast of a report on her program Zone Interdite, came out of silence for the first time on February 7, 2022.

On Sunday January 23, 2022, the report Faced with the danger of radical Islam, the responses of the State, was broadcast in Restricted zone on M6. Shortly after, we learned that the presenter, Ophélie Meunier, as well as Amine Elbahi who was a witness on the show, had been threatened with death and placed under police protection. The 34-year-old young woman filed a complaint with the Neuilly-sur-Seine police station on January 26 and « An investigation has been opened for death threats », as the Nanterre public prosecutor’s office told AFP and the investigations were entrusted to the Brigade for the repression of delinquency against the person.

Since Ophélie Meunier had disappeared from social networks. But on February 7, 2022, she came out of silence for the first time. On her Instagram account, she posted several photos of herself filming Restricted zone and took the opportunity to send a sweet message to viewers, who are still numerous in front of their television set. « You were up to 3 million in front of Zone yesterday, thank you » she wrote. In the comments, Internet users reacted en masse: « You are a great lady, we are millions behind you… We think very much of you and we support you », “We are with you wholeheartedly”, « Huge support for you and your team », « Always a quality work dear @opheliemeunier! All my support, I hope you are well », « I love everything you do Ophelia ».

Ophélie Meunier: The producer of Zone Interdite assures that she is fine

On February 2, 2022, Jean-Marie Tricaud, the producer of Restricted zone had already given news of the companion of Mathieu Vergne. « She’s fine. Obviously, it’s intolerable to find herself in this situation for having done her job. Ophelia is coping, she’s working. She came back to the office. But, I’m not going to tell you a story, it is a situation that is very difficult to live with » he confided to the microphone of Culture Media on Europe 1.

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