French President Emmanuel Macron was slapped in the face while touring the city of Tain-l’Hermitage this morning:
PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron is slapped in the face while visiting a small town in southeast France.
— Josh Caplan (@joshdcaplan) June 8, 2021
— Daily Mail Online (@MailOnline) June 8, 2021
Watch for yourself:
French President Emmanuel Macron was slapped across the face by a man in southern France Tuesday morning.
Before slapping the President, the man could be heard saying, “Montjoie Saint Denis,” a battle cry of the French that began under the reign of Louis VI.
— Travis Akers (@travisakers) June 8, 2021
Two people were reportedly arrested over the incident:
Two people arrested after French President Emmanuel Macron slapped in the face https://t.co/W3cFLHDPzE
— BBC Breaking News (@BBCBreaking) June 8, 2021