Following the altercation between candidates and families on Reunion Island, the filming of the new season of Les Vacances des Anges has been relocated. Filming should begin on February 8.
[Mis à jour le 22 janvier 2020 à 15h11] The fourth season of Les Vacances des Anges was to take place on Reunion Island. However, production company La Grosse Équipe announced in a press release on Monday, January 11, 2021, that the show will not be filmed on the island. The reason ? The thousands of messages on social networks and the various calls for rallies against the Angels. But also a petition demanding the cancellation of the filming of the show, which collected more than 13,800 signatures in less than a day. These messages are the consequence of an altercation between candidates of the show and families from Reunion, including that of the mayor of Saint-André, Joe Bédier, on Sunday January 10, in the restaurant of a 4-star hotel in Saint- Denis. The police had to intervene in this fight which involved two Angels, Nehuda and Ricardo as well as Pauline, the “nanny” of the Angels. According to the information of blogger Aquababe, revealed in Touche pas à mon poste this Thursday, January 21, it is in the Dominican Republic that this season of the Holidays of the Angels should take place.
The production company in fact preferred to change destination because it had explained that “the health and safety of the production team, the candidates and all those involved in the shoot is our highest priority. recent incident, outside the filming of the show “Les Vacances des Anges”, La Grosse Equipe notes that the conditions of serenity are no longer met to allow filming of the show on Reunion Island. ” Touched by this event, the President of La Grosse Équipe, Antoine Henriquet also declared “We are all dismayed and saddened by the injustice of this controversy which has deeply hurt us.” The choice of the new destination was made in particular for financial reasons since the incident has already caused a loss of € 500,000 to production. The cast isn’t expected to change, other than Nehuda and Ricardo, who have been banned from the show for this season.