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The quotation on the RSA that Jean Rochefort has probably never uttered

A phrase full of compassion on the beneficiaries of the active solidarity income, attributed to the actor, reappeared on the day of his death, without it being possible to find the source.

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The quotation on the RSA that Jean Rochefort has probably never uttered
died at 87 years Monday 9 October, Jean Rochefort embodied a certain idea of French cinema of years 1970 and of commitment; The actor said he had " heart on left."

Among multitude of homages, good words and excerpts of cult films, a quotation was shed in light, placing Jean Rochefort in opposition to social policy of Nicolas Sarkozy, and denouncing weakness of level of RSA, income of active solidarity Created in 2008 to replace minimum insertion income (RMI).

"If you find that people who have RSA are assisted, resign and live with 470 euros a month and you will have as much luck as m."

This quotation is found everywhere online, from Parisian to TF1 through humanity, or from foreign media, like Belgian daily in evening.

Why he probably never pronounced it

It is Impossible to find exact source, as Huffington Post in French takes over. The earliest occurrence of this quotation dates from 2013 and does not give as source Jean Rochefort – Moreover, it gives no source.

If you find that people who have RSA are assisted, resign and live with €470 by me, you will have as much luck as y

— kab0172 (@karima Cherifi)

Contacted by world, person behind this Twitter account reveals that this sentence is "out of right of [his] brain".

2013, it is also year of release of autobiography of Jean Rochefort, this stuff (Stock, 2013) in which re is no trace of this quotation eir.

Attribution to actor

Yet quotation will later be attributed to elegant actor. The earliest occurrence we discovered was January 13, 2014, when amount of RSA was already 499 euros for a single person. It is attributable to Mr Rochefort in form of a "torn paper" montage, without precision or source or date:

In 2017, some users of same social network cite an article of Figaro of 2013, while RSA is at 483 euros. The article does not mention it contrary to a comment – by fixing amount of RSA at 500 euros.

This phrase of actor also had its time of glory on sites of citations, as Dico-citations (partner of, where it was submitted by a user on day of death of actor, but also at Topito.

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