Saturday, May 13, 2017

Daughter Hits Back At Critics Of France New First Lady

The daughter of France's new First Lady Brigitte Trogneux has blasted the trolls who have criticised the 24-year age gap between her and her husband Emmanuel Macron.

Tiphaine Auzière, 32, said 'jealousy' was behind the 'abhorrent' attacks targeting her 64-year-old mother's relationship with the French president, 39, in recent weeks.

The married lawyer defended Mrs Trogneux while promoted her own career as deputy to a parliamentary candidate for Mr Macron's new party. Mrs Auzière, a mother of two, said: 'I don't want to give credence to people who do this kind of thing.

'I find abhorrent in France in the 21st century such attacks, which would not be carried out against a male politician or a male companion of a female politician.'

'There's a lot of jealousy,' she concluded.