Man slap Macron during crowd walkabout


Two people were arrested after French President Emmanuel Macron was slapped by a man during a walkabout session with a crowd in the Drome region in southeastern France, BFM TV and RMC radio reported on Tuesday.

A widely circulating video clip on Twitter, shows a man in a green T-Shirt, with glasses and a face mask, shout out “Down with Macronia” (“A Bas La Macronie”) and then deliver a slap to Macron’s face.

Macron’s security team quickly intervened to pull the man to the ground and move Macron away from him. Macron’s security personals confirmed that a man had attempted to slap Macron.

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