– Francois Hollande, First Girlfriend Trierweiler Have Split (ZeroHedge, Jan 25, 2014):
In keeping up with “breaking” and otherwise engaging news on par with this, to keep the broader population distract from more critical developments, here is the latest installment of what 99% of the French population will be talking about in the next several days and weeks (instead of the nation’s impending triple-dip recession).
In other words, just as expected. For the background on this story, read:
– French First Girlfriend Hospitalized After Francois Hollande Affair With Actress Julie Gayet Exposed
– ‘Hollande Affair’ Linked To Corsican Mafia – Valerie Trierweiler To Remain In Hospital For Several More Days
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French president Francois Hollande and first lady Valerie Trierweiler at the Elysee Palace in Paris. Photograph: Philippe Wojazer/Reuters
– Valérie Trierweiler to remain in hospital for several more days (Guardian, Jan 13, 2014):
François Hollande’s partner was said to have suffered a ‘very strong emotional shock’ after hearing claims of affair
A top aide to France’s first lady says she will remain in hospital for several more days to recover from the shock of a tabloid report that her partner, François Hollande, is having an affair with an actor.
Valerie Trierweiler’s chief of staff, Patrice Biancone, said on Monday she could stay in hospital for a further six or eight days. She was initially expected to leave the hospital on Monday. He said she suffered a “very strong emotional shock” and needed rest. One official said she was receiving treatment for “a severe case of the blues”.
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Tags: EU, Europe, Francois Hollande, Global News, Government, Julie Gayet, Mafia, Politics, Valerie Trierweiler