French president angry over report on love life

French president angry over report on love life

PARIS (AP) — French President Francois Hollande threatened legal action today over a magazine report saying he is having a secret affair with an actress, the latest breach in the French media’s practice of turning a blind eye to presidential love affairs. Rumors have long circulated that the 59-year-old Hollande might have a lover. The magazine Closer published images today showing a bodyguard and a helmeted man it says is Hollande visiting the apartment of Julie Gayet, 41, a moderately known French actress who appeared in a clip for his 2012 presidential campaign.

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