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Television. Video games: the publisher of Fifa puts his collaboration with Pierre Ménès on hold

“We are carefully following the worrying facts alleged against Pierre Ménès because we are very vigilant about the behavior of our athletes and our partners. In view of these elements, we are actively examining the rest of his relationship with EA SPORTS, ”the game publisher Electronic Arts wrote on Twitter on Wednesday, referring to the accusations of sexual assault against the Canal + consultant. Pierre Ménès.

Canal + was accused Monday of having censored a documentary on sexism in sports journalism to protect its columnist Pierre Ménès, the passages implicating him in two cases of sexual assault having been cut from the final version, according to the site Les days.

Contacted, the channel declined to comment.

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Broadcast on Sunday on Canal +, the documentary “I am not a slut, I am a journalist”, by Marie Portolano, a former house journalist leaving for M6, retraces more than 40 years of struggle for parity in this very masculine sector, between condescending glances, remarks on the physique even harassment.

From Nathalie Iannetta to Clémentine Sarlat via Estelle Denis, many journalists have testified at the microphone of the co-director, herself the victim of sexual assault, according to the Days, by Pierre Ménès.

In August 2016, at the end of a program from the “Canal Football Club”, the columnist would have lifted her skirt before grabbing her buttocks, “off the air but in front of the public,” says the online media.

The other case concerns his colleague Isabelle Moreau, forcibly kissed on the mouth by Pierre Ménès to “celebrate” the hundredth, in 2011, of the Canal Football Club, a scene visible on social networks.

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