Everything smiles at Mimie Mathy. On the professional side, the actress always finds great success with the series “Joséphine Ange Gardien”, of which TF1 broadcasts this Tuesday, August 11, 2020, an episode of season 17. On the side of the heart, the 63-year-old actress years always turns the perfect love with Benoist. Gérard, a restaurateur known in 2003 and with whom she has been married for 15 years. With Benoist, Mimie Mathy seizes every moment. However, she remains very close to her parents, who have always cared for her.
Suffering from achondroplasia, a bone disease that causes dwarfism, Mimie Mathy had already mentioned her disease on the program “Le Divan” hosted by Marc-Olivier Fogiel. “Some said that he would not exceed 75 centimeters, that he would never walk,” the actress had confided about the doctors she had met younger. The latter even advised him to undergo heavy operations, in particular to curdle his elbows and knees. Painful interventions that Mimie Mathy did not undergo.
“Hope for a miracle”
Her parents have always been very present for her. They have also tried everything to treat the actress. Her parents even brought her to Lourdes, when she was only two years old, “in the hope of a miracle.” An anecdote that Mimie Mathy told in the columns of Télé Loisirs. “My parents are believers so it represented something important to them,” he had confided before continuing, not without humor: “Did that allow me to get out of this in life? I don’t know, but in any case, it didn’t make me grow” .
A story that his mother Roberte had also trusted in “Télé Poche”. “She was our daughter, we adored her. We went to see a teacher who told us, her daughter will be like this. Science cannot help it. As science cannot help it, our daughter is leaving.” Take it to Lourdes! “, said. Unfortunately, this did not help Mimie Mathy get rid of her illness.
By Matilde A.