Posts tagged: Valerie Trierweiler

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 […]