Invited to the En Aparté program this Wednesday, April 13, Garou gave some secrets about his relationship with Celine Dion, with whom he was very close. The singer admitted to having distanced himself from her and having her share of responsibility for her.
A friendship of more than 20 years. In the late 1990s, the career of Garou takes off thanks to his interpretation of Quasimodo in the famous musical, Notre Dame of Paris. During a performance, a very special guest is present in the audience: celine dion. Conquered by Garou’s performance, she decides to tell her husband about him, Rene Angelil. The producer will then contact the singer with whom he will work for more than eight years. A collaboration that Garou had returned to in the columns of Parisina. “It upset, it transformed my career. In Canada, he was the boss. His vision of our common passion for music was very important (…) He always made his decisions with the audience in mind.“, he trusted.
At the time of the death of René Angélil, who died on January 14, 2016 as a result of a gorge cancerGarou had chosen to publish a tweet to pay tribute to the Canadian diva’s husband. “Even when you know it’s going to happen, it hurts a lot. Thank you René for these great moments. You’re weird, you’re still my boss! My deepest condolences to you Céline and to the entire team at hearts, big hearts. René bequeaths us the most beautiful values“, he had written.
Garou: “We had a unique bond”
But over time, Garou and Celine Dion they have movedafter having shared beautiful personal and professional moments, in particular their unforgettable duet of under the wind, which was also René’s idea. guest on the show in aparté This Wednesday, April 13, the hoarse-voiced artist confided his friendship with Celine Dion. “We were very, very close to Céline, I don’t think she understood when I cut ties with them.”he acknowledged, before adding: “When we meet, it’s magical because there are many things that happen in our eyes because there was all this complicity, a real connection (…) We had a unique complicity.”.
Garou, aware of having his responsibility in this distancing, indicated that he had “the impression of having betrayed something”. “At the same time I know that she understands that I am still a wild animal.“, he concluded.