Hundreds of people, including many anti-vaccines, attended the funeral of Igor and Grichka Bogdanoff, the “extraterrestrial” twins from French television who died of coronavirus one week apart after refusing to be vaccinated.
The 72-year-olds both became famous for their fondness for plastic surgery.
A large number of people were present at the Madeleine church in Paris. Among the featured guests were the former French minister Luc Ferry and the singer Francis Lalanne, one of the main voices of the French anti-vaccine movement.
Attendees showed a photo of the twins with their famous slogan “Nothing is impossible in the universe!”.
Igor’s ex-wife, Amelie de Bourbon-ParmeHe said of his death last week: “It is destiny. They couldn’t be apart for long. “.
Recognized in France and favorites of the country’s celebrity magazines, the twins recently claimed having participated in the creation of Bitcoin.
The Bogdanoff were popularizers of science and science fiction issues in the 1980s in France. Then they turned to controversial theories about aliens. Numerous cosmetic surgery operations were done, in unison.
Grichka He died on December 28, after several days in a coma. Although the family did not report the causes, circles of close associates explained that he was not vaccinated against the COVID-19.
With the death of Igor, the lawyer of both brothers, Edouard de Lamaze, confirmed to the station RTL that he coronavirus caused that death. When asked if Igor I was vaccinated, of Lamaze He replied that it was “lawyer, not doctor”.
A friend of the family, Pierre-Jean Chalençon, said they had taken too long to seek treatment at the hospital, because they had claimed that his condition was similar to the flu. “People have said they were anti-vaccines, but they weren’t at all “, said to BFMTV.
“Several friends told them to get vaccinated, but felt that due to their lifestyle and their [falta de] comorbidity, were not at risk of contracting COVID“Added the close friend of the twins, as reported by the news network BBC.