Fans of Jane Birkin were particularly worried when a statement sent by the agent of the latter announced on Monday that the artist had “suffered a mild form of stroke a few days ago.” The message still specifies that Jane Birkin “is doing well” and “is eager to find her audience.” , while adding that “his relatives wish that we respect the tranquility necessary for his convalescence”. A mishap that occurs when Jane Birkin was to join her daughter, Charlotte Gainsbourg, at the Deauville American Film Festival. The latter, present at the event, took the opportunity to reassure the public about her mother’s state of health. “I have a message from my mother. I got it earlier and I know that people are worried about her. She is fine”, assured the actress before adding: “I to her asked if she wanted me to say something. She told me ‘that everything is fine and that the Nantes University Hospital is awesome.’ Mother and daughter were to present together the last film of Yvan Attal’s companion, titled Jane by Charlotte, a documentary which traces the daily life of Jane Birkin between tours and escapades, filmed by Charlotte Gainsbourg.
Jane Birkin: her professional agenda on hiatus until 2022
If the 74-year-old artist “is doing well”, as her daughter assures us, she still needs a rest. This is why all the engagements of Jane Birkin, “including the three concerts which she was to give at the Philharmonie de Paris on September 18, 19 and 20”, are postponed to a later date. So let’s wish the artist a speedy recovery!
Charlotte Gainsbourg and her mother Jane Birkin © COADIC GUIREC