Pierre Brassard

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Pierre Brassard (born April 24, 1966) is a French-Canadian actor, comedian, television personality and radio broadcaster. He is associated with CKOI-FM in Montreal and famous for his phone call hoaxes. He managed to arrange phone calls with Queen Elizabeth II and Pope John Paul II, pretending to be Canadian Prime Minister Jean Chrétien. He is a member of the comedy group Les Bleu Poudre.

Disguised as a clowning television reporter named Raymond Beaudoin during the television shows 100 Limites and Taquinons la planète; Pierre Brassard is also famous for being kicked in the groin by Pierre Elliott Trudeau during an interview in which he asked a sarcastic question that didn't please the past Prime Minister of Canada.[1]

As of 2006, Pierre Brassard is hosting a satirical television show at the SRC called En attendant Ben Laden, which started in 2005 with the promise that the show would end the day of the capture of Osama Bin Laden.

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  1. ^ "Blue Poudre" (YouTube). 2012-12-05. 

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