Posts tagged: Francois Hollande

Hollande’s private life pales his presidency

There’s always something happening with ‘sex’ and the French! And presently, French president, Francois Hollande is the star act. He continues to court emotional and political disaster because of his sex life – or should I say lack of it of late. In France, the Prime Minister, Manuel Valls has the power to install whomever […]

French sexual politics sizzle for Hollande

Sexual politics in France will never be the same now that the not-so-secret love affair between French president Francois Hollande and French actress Julie Gayet has been exposed by the magazine Closer. In the past French presidents have been shielded from scandal by a discreet media and a French people who were not interested in […]

Scuttlebutt and sexism spices up French politics

France’s First Lady, Valerie Trierweiler has vowed to count to 10 before posting anymore tweets following the fallout when she sent a twitter which ruined the political chances of her rival, the French president’s former partner Segolene Royal. Trierweiler, who has been nicknamed Tweetweiler by the French media, has obviously been punished behind the closed […]

French Politics on the Cusp of Change

We are glued to coverage of the French presidential elections and each morning French-Australian husband Olivier takes himself into the lounge to watch the French news on SBS at 10:20am. He is a Sarkozy man and cannot fathom why the French people would want to change such an outstanding president.  He believes France is in […]

Friday May 4th, 2012 in , , | No Comments »