The French First Lady opens up about her relationship with her younger husband, the president of France.
France’s President’s wife Brigitte Macron spurred conversation when her husband Emmanuel Macron won the French presidency, thanks to their age difference: she’s 24 years his senior. But now, she’s speaking frankly about the importance of the relationship that has launched her onto the global stage. “There are times in your life where you need to…
The wife of French President Emmanuel Macron has said she will adopt the role of first lady, but only in an informal capacity after opposition to plans to give her an official status. Speaking to Elle magazine in her first interviewShow More Summary
French President Emmanuel Macron's wife, Brigitte, has given up on the idea of being officially declared France's first lady but her activities will be reported on the Elysée's official website and her role will be defined in a "transparency charter", she has told women's magazine Elle.
French president’s wife tells Elle magazine her position ‘will be determined not by law but by transparency charter’ Brigitte Macron has said she will have a clear role at the Élysée Palace despite public opposition to her taking the official title of France’s first lady. Show More Summary
In an interview with the French magazine Elle — to be published on Friday — French President Emmanuel Macron's wife Brigitte declared that her official role would “not be specified by a law, but by a transparency charter.”
France's first lady says President Emmanuel Macron's only fault is "being younger than me," addressing their atypical love story in a rare interview. Brigitte Macron told France's Elle magazine that … Click to Continue »
French President Emmanuel Macron is suing a photojournalist who tried to snap him while on holiday with his wife Brigitte in the southern French city of Marseille. Macron accuses the man of invading his privacy but the photographer claims he spent several hours in police cells for simply doing his job.
Brigitte Macron, the wife of French president Emmanuel Macron, will not officially be France’s First Lady, according to government officials and reports. The decision flies in the face of Mr Macron's pre-election promise to make...Show More Summary
French President Emmanuel Macron wants his wife to do more than sit next to him at fancy dinners and endure the leering compliments of fellow heads of state. Brigitte Macron would like a more formal position in government than one merely requiring her to smile at her husband when the photographers come out. The French public is seemingly not so sure.
French President Emmanuel Macron's efforts to create a "real status" for First Lady Brigitte Macron have thrown a spotlight on the role of her counterparts around the world. In some cases First Ladies have played influential behind-the-scenes roles, and in some cases have even come to power. Show More Summary
In our era of personalised politics, creating a formal office for a leader’s consort would be a recognition of the unique demands on the power behind the throne In an early series of House of Cards, the long-running Netflix presidential...Show More Summary
Reports suggest French President Emmanuel Macron is preparing to backpedal on the issue of creating an official First Lady position for his wife in the face of opposition to the move, although the Élysée Palace rejects that characterisation.
French President Emmanuel Macron's supporters leapt to the defence of plans to give his wife, Brigitte, an official role on Tuesday. But they seemed ready to drop the idea of giving her the title of first lady after an online petition against the idea attracted nearly 300,000 signatures in two weeks.
Glamorous former high school teacher Brigitte Trogneux is France's first first lady in five years, and it's caused some adjustments. French President Emmanuel Macron, whose popularity has plummeted in recent weeks, is planning to give...Show More Summary
Aides to Emmanual Macron, the French president, insist his wife’s role will be strictly public and not political The French president’s wife, Brigitte Macron, will not be given an official “first lady” title or her own budget, the French government has said following a petition against a proposed change to her status. Show More Summary