During a visit to the town of Tulle last week, Francois Hollande and Ms. Trierweiler were separated when a mass of paparazzi enveloped the president, leaving poor Valerie out of the loop. Naturally, "The Rottweiler" wasn't too happy about this, so she decided to take matters into her own hands by forcefully tugging at a cameraman's hood to get him out of her way.
Obviously, this isn't the demure first lady behavior France has become accustomed to (can you imagine Carla Bruni doing the same thing?). But then again, Valerie's established a lot of firsts during her time in the Élysée Palace, like making headlines for her "Bermuda love triangle," holding a day job as a political reporter and maintaining her position as an unmarried woman.
So do her latest bold actions come as a shock? Not really, but we're still pretty impressed with her gall. Check out the clip below and tell us what you think!
See Valerie when she's not as annoyed:
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