French President Emmanuel Macron was slapped in the face on Tuesday by a man in a crowd of onlookers while on a walkabout in southern France, a video of the incident showed.
BFM TV and RMC radio reported on Tuesday, June 8, that the embarrassing incident occurred during a walkabout session with a crowd in the Drome region in southeastern France.
In the viral video published by BFM TV and RMC, Macron, dressed in shirt sleeves, could be seen walking towards a crowd of well-wishers who were behind a metal barrier. The French president reached out his hand to greet one man, in a green T-Shirt, with glasses and a face mask and the man shouted out “Down with Macronia” (“A Bas La Macronie”) and then deliver a slap to Macron’s face.
Macron’s security entourage quickly intervened and pulled the man to the ground before moving Macron away from him.
Two men have reportedly been arrested in the wake of the incident, according to French media.
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