Matthieu Orphelin, spokesperson for the environmentalist candidate for President Yannick Jadot and close to former minister Nicolas Hulot, accused of rape and sexual assault, was “withdrawn” of his responsibilities, ”campaign director Mounir Satouri announced on Saturday November 27.

“The serenity necessary for the performance of his duties is no longer possible following the revelations of Special Envoy” , explained Mounir Satouri in a press release, in reference to the new accusations brought against Nicolas Hulot. It was therefore considered “opportune to release him from this responsibility (of spokesperson, editor’s note) and leave him free of his answers and his communication”, he said. then specified.