French President, Francois Hollande, has been making headlines around the world, and not in a positive way. It was recently discovered that Hollande was cheating on his partner, Valerie Trierweiler, with French actress Julie Gayet.
Hollande says it is a personal and private matter, but if I were a French citizen, I would have to disagree. Hollande is a public figure representing France. Valerie was identified as the First French Lady, so her expenses were costing French taxpayers. Hollande’s trysts with Julie likely cost French taxpayers, not to mention the negative national attention of having such an unsavory character for a president.
There is some history behind the Trierweiler – Hollande union. Valerie entered into her relationship with Hollande while he was partner to Segolene Royal, who he had been with for 30 years and produced 4 children. Valerie was also married at the time. It would seem that history is repeating itself for Hollande and Karma is unkind for Valerie.
The serial cheater just officially announced that his relationship with Valerie is over, and she would no longer hold the title to First French Lady. Valerie will no doubt be displeased as we think she really prefers the title to him.
We all have our issues with our politicians, but Click LIKE and SHARE if you are glad Hollande is not currently representing your country.