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Quebec TV 'outsider' beat back detractors to become vee-jay star
[AM Edition]
Toronto Star - Toronto, Ont.
Author: Nelson Wyatt CANADIAN PRESS
Date: Jul 8, 1992
Start Page: D.8
Section: ENTERTAINMENT
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A fishbowl existence just comes with the territory for [Sonia Benezra], who's achieved stardom in Quebec as one of the most popular video jockeys.

"It was not an easy voyage to where I am today," Benezra says. When she was first picked as a MusiquePlus host, she remembers some people in the industry called her a "bizarre choice" because she was not a typical Quebecoise.

Benezra, a rhythm 'n' blues fan, agrees some of the clips being broadcast these days are not terribly original.

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