France President Emmanuel Macron Receives A Slap During Crowd Walkabout
In a video, Mr Emmanuel Macron, France President, dressed in shirt sleeves, could be seen walking towards a crowd of well-wishers who were behind a metal barrier.
The president reached out his hand to greet one man, in a green T-Shirt, with glasses and a face mask.
The man could be heard shouting out before then delivering a slap to Mr Macron’s face.
The president’s security entourage quickly intervened to pull the man to the ground and move Mr Macron away from him.
They confirmed that a man had attempted to slap him.
Mr Macron is visiting the Drome region to meet restaurateurs and students to talk about how life is returning to normal amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Watch the video below