The actor Alain Delonicon of French cinema, has requested the euthanasia (assisted suicide) at age 86 due to his deteriorating health, which has worsened after suffering two strokes in 2019.
This was confirmed by his son antonio delonwho revealed in an interview his father’s desire to die as soon as possible, for which he has already asked him to start all the paperwork so that he can have a dignified death on Switzerlandcountry where you have lived for several years and where this procedure is completely legal and regulated.
“He asked me to organize this, yes”Anthony confirmed to a French medium, who confessed that he accepted the request and promised to be with him until the last day. Something that he will do together with his sister Anouchka, because she confessed “it is difficult to do it alone”.
Delon’s final decision would be motivated by the death of his first wife nathalie delonin January 2021, after aggressive pancreatic cancer, as the actor fears experiencing similar suffering to that of his former partner.
In more than one interview, the protagonist of the gatopardo and In the pool declared to be in favor of euthanasia and the right of any person to die freely. A position that he strengthened after he was hospitalized in 2012 due to a cardiac arrhythmia and seven years after having faced two cardiovascular accidents.
“I am in favor of a dignified death. First because I live in Switzerland, where euthanasia is legal, and also because I think it’s the most logical and natural thing to do. A person has the right to leave in peace, without going through hospitals, injections and so on. Getting old sucks and you can’t do anything about it, ”she once expressed.
Who is Alain Delon?
“The most beautiful man in the world”, as he was once considered, was born in Sceaux, France, on November 8, 1935. He is a French actor and film director and has participated in a large number of films that have become classics. of cinematography.
He debuted on the big screen with the film When the woman gets involvedin 1957 and a year later came ‘Amoríos’, the film that made him stand out in French films.
In 1985 he won the César for best actor for Our history and a Palm of Honor in the Cannes Film Festival 2019 to honor his career. However, he has been heavily criticized in recent years for his remarks as homophobic and sexist.
the farewell letter
In recent days, the French histrion published his goodbye through an emotional letter that he shared with the public.
“I would like to thank everyone who has accompanied me over the years and given me great support. I hope that future actors can find in me an example not only in the workplace, but in life.” daily, between victories and defeats. Thank you, Alain Delon”.
The actor and his son are now awaiting the final decision after having processed their application.