Finally! She was the extrovert latin, French and theatre teacher, blonde-hair in the style of Brigitte Bardot according to a later Paris Match account, married since the age of 20 to a local banker. As reported by our fellow Gala, the reason why the former French teacher, too, two alliances, is however much more tragic. Brigitte Macron and her daughters Laurence Auziere and Tiphaine Auziere attend the campaign rally of French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron, April 2017. She described him to Paris Match as “a character from another planet, who mixes rare intelligence with extraordinary humanity; a philosopher who became a banker and politician.”. Hurry up already! Here’s why. Create a commenting name to join the debate, There are no Independent Premium comments yet - be the first to add your thoughts, There are no comments yet - be the first to add your thoughts. Required fields are marked *. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Set against such luminaries, the romance of Mr and Mrs Macron starts to appear the model of domestic mundanity, however unusually it began. Health food, stationery and DIY stores stay OPEN - as shoppers buy Christmas... Why the long face? So what IS essential? But Brigitte has subsequently admitted: “Little by little, I was won over by his intelligence. – Advertisment – I can’t split myself in two. Learn how your comment data is processed. 'Particularly, I wanted to thank the children of Brigitte. He must be respected. The teacher herself met him when the 15-year-old Macron played the lead role in a school play Jacques and his Master, by the deeply philosophical Czech émigré writer Milan Kundera. At the lectern, the man now expected to beat Marine Le Pen in round two – despite not having had a political party until starting the En Marche! Your email address will not be published. She said later: 'At the age of 17, Emmanuel said to me, 'Whatever you do, I will marry you!'. There was an electricity between them, long walks along the canals. “I felt myself falling,” she told Paris Match, “Him too.”. Due to the sheer scale of this comment community, we are not able to give each post the same level of attention, but we have preserved this area in the interests of open debate. Indeed, if the one that Brigitte Macron wears in the left ring finger is a gift from Emmanuel Macron to signify their union and their love in the eyes of all, this is not the case of the second. Want to bookmark your favourite articles and stories to read or reference later? The truth, it seems, is that this is an enduring partnership, “a conversation that is continuing 25 years after their first meeting,” - as some accounts have put it - between two intellectuals. After years of happiness together, the family went through a crisis in the early 1990s, when the young Emmanuel Macron began an affair with a woman who is 25 years older than him. 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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); French First Lady Brigitte Macron Also Wears Two Wedding Rings: Here’s the dramatic reason why, Indeed, Brigitte is eight years old when her older sister, pregnant, kills herself with her husband in a car accident. Are you sure you want to delete this comment? Like her husband Emmanuel Macron, Brigitte also wears two wedding rings, and yet her husband has only offered one. At the couple's wedding reception in Le Touquet in October 2007, Mr Macron said to the Auzière family in an after dinner speech: 'I want to thank you for accepting us, for having loved us as we are. The relationship between Emmanuel Macron and Brigitte might be a little outside customary French political tradition. In October 2007, 21 months after she divorced the banker André Louis Auzière, the 54-year-old Brigitte and the 29-year-old Macron married in the upmarket town of Le Touquet, where they have a home. The pair eventually married in the autumn of 2007, a year after Brigitte’s divorce from her first husband, André-Louis Auzière. movement a year ago – made sure to thank all those who had helped him get so astonishingly far. The two grew close, especially after Macron, then 16, joined the school's drama club - managed by none other than Brigitte. But - Brigitte confided in Paris Match last year - “At 17, Emmanuel told me ‘Whatever you do, I will marry you’!”, “Love carried everything with it,” she added, “and led me to divorce.”. The most insightful comments on all subjects will be published daily in dedicated articles.