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VS'was a rumor…however they actually did it. In a video broadcast on her Snpachat account, influencer Maeva Ghennam seems alongside a member of La France insoumise (LFI) to name for individuals to vote within the legislative elections of June 30 and July 7 brought on by the dissolution of the Assembly. The motion had, nevertheless, not too long ago denied having requested the younger lady to help it…

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“I’m with the large boss. » It is with these phrases {that a} video revealed by Maeva Ghenamm begins on her Snapchat account on Wednesday June 19 night. The influencer, who turned well-known after her participation in actuality TV Marseille in 2018, movies himself together with his cellphone alongside the outgoing LFI deputy for Bouches-du-Rhône, Sébastien Delogu.

“It’s very, very important to go and vote on June 30 and July 7,” says the 27-year-old younger lady. “If you can’t go vote, you can take proxies to go vote. There is a website, on the government website or on the Action populaire website. You can create your proxy or take one, because you have the extreme right which is at the gates of power in our country, so it is extremely important,” replies Sébastien Delogu.

“Well, we mustn’t let that happen, eh. We have to go vote,” the influencer instantly reacts. “Tell them, Maeva, tell them,” encourages the outgoing MP. “It’s solely us who can change issues, eh. Ah, I'm going to go, eh”, continues the young woman, who indicates that her mother went to find out for her and that she must vote in the 2e district of Marseille.

Common support for the Palestinian cause

Accused by a subscriber of having received 15,000 euros to support the movement, Maeva Ghennam denies this. “So no, girls, for God’s sake it’s not true. Never been paid to support a party. I support Delogu because I support what he does. I support what he is doing, here he is explaining to us with Salya [NDLR : sa mère] », retorts the young woman.

“Plus, he comes from the northern neighborhoods like me. What he did is incredible, so I already loved him a lot, but since what he did in the National Assembly, I loved him even more,” she adds. . As a reminder, Sébastien Delogu brandished a Palestinian flag in the hemicycle on May 28, causing a suspension of the session and receiving exclusion from the Palais-Bourbon for fifteen days and deprivation of half of his parliamentary allowance for two months. .

For her part, Maeva Ghennam had sparked controversy for her statements on the Hamas attack of October 7, 2023. “What happened to Israel, I don't agree with that at all, but we all talk about it the deaths there are in Palestine? » she said in a TikTok video, ultimately deleted. The influencer then added: “It’s the strongest army in the world, Hamas is not a big army. Explain to me how they didn't know about this attack. […] They let it happen so that afterwards there would be reprisals. »

Watermelon Live

In November, Maeva Ghennam filed a complaint against X for “moral harassment”, “malicious phone calls” and “death threats”. Since then, the young woman has continued to speak regularly about the conflict, which she describes as “genocide”.

On December 13, 2023, Maeva Ghennam told her millions of subscribers that she had been contacted by the office of Jean-Luc Mélenchon, the founder of LFI, who would have shown her support after this sequence. On June 12, 2024, the influencer once again claimed to have been contacted by the politician, an assertion denied the next day by the head of digital campaigns at LFI, Bastien Parisot. On June 14, in an attempt at clarification, Maeva Ghennam announced support for La France insoumise for the early legislative elections.

On the video shot with Sébastien Delogu, we see the chosen one, mockingly, providing a bit of watermelon to Maeva Ghennam earlier than swallowing it himself. A gesture which raises questions because the watermelon is an emblem of help for Palestine, the minimize fruit taking over the identical colours because the territory's flag. His emoji is broadly used on social networks by activists of the Palestinian trigger.