PARIS–This past weekend, France didn’t only elect socialist François Hollande as its new president; the country also welcomed a first lady diametrically opposed to Carla Bruni.
Please meet Valérie Trierweiler, described by the French press “a normal woman.” A 47-year-old journalist sans Botox, divorced with three children, she is not François’s new wife but long-term girlfriend–a definite novelty for the Elysée (France’s equivalent of the White House).
Outgoing French first lady Carla Bruni welcomed incoming première dame Valérie Trierweiler to the Élysée Palace this morning ahead of President-elect François Hollande's investiture ceremony. Carla, who is clearly over it, put on a ... Read Post
French President Nicolas Sarkozy's action-packed six-year term has ended in defeat at the hands of Socialist challenger François Hollande. Hollande, who ran on pledges to raise income taxes, ook a little less than 52 percent to Sark... Read Post