Did Francois Hollande's team plant affair story?
French President Francois Hollande has been denying a front-page story on his rumoured affair with actress Julie Gayet, but some believe that he planted the story.
Hollande has been living with journalist Valerie Trierweiler and according to a source, they have been hearing about this in the last year or so.
Recently French magazine Closer finally ran a seven-page photo expose of the affair and some believe that Hollande’s team purposefully planted the story to embarrass and rid themselves ofTrierweiler.
According to the buzz in Paris, Hollande has been over Trierweiler for some time but she wouldn’t move out. Sources said that she likes being First Lady, even if most of France doesn’t like her.