Illegitimate son of Alain Delon, Ari Boulogne was found dead at his home in the 15th arrondissement of Paris. A woman was taken into custody for failing to assist a person in danger.
[Mis à jour le 20 mai 2023 à 13h20] Ari Boulogne, illegitimate son of Alain Delon, was found dead at his home on rue de Cambronne, in the 15th arrondissement of Paris, on the night of Friday to Saturday, according to information from the Parisian. According to the daily, a woman, who would be his companion, was placed in police custody for failing to assist a person in danger, in order to “clarify the circumstances in which the death of the victim, who was hemiplegic, may have occurred”. , said the prosecution.
60-year-old Ari Boulogne was a photographer, son of the German model and singer Nico, whose real name is Christa Päffgen, a member of the Velvet Underground. The latter has always claimed that her son was born of an affair with Alain Delon.
A paternity that the actor has never recognized. Indeed, in September 2019, Ari Boulogne had filed a request for recognition of paternity, with the judicial court of Orleans, but this had indicated that “the French jurisdiction territorially incompetent”. On appeal, he was also dismissed, because Alain Delon had proved that he was domiciled in Switzerland.