French President Emmanuel Macron gets slapped in the face during a tour inside the country


Emmanuel Macron

photo released, EPA

French President Emmanuel Macron was slapped in the face during an official visit to southeastern France.

In a video circulated on social media, Macron was seen walking to a checkpoint during a trip to the Drôme area outside Valencia.

Macron’s man was slapped in the face before officers quickly moved towards him. Meanwhile, the president was pulled away.

French media reported that two men were arrested in the wake of the incident. As the president was slapped, a chant of “down with macaroni” was heard.


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