December 18, 2014
PARIS (AP) - French President Francois Hollande says his "indignation is total" over a tabloid report that he is having a secret affair, saying it violates his privacy.
Hollande's partner, journalist Valerie Trierweiler, has been hospitalized since Friday, when the magazine Closer published photos it said proved Hollande's liaison with French actress Julie Gayet. The report has heaped new pressure on the already unpopular Hollande.
Hollande, at a news conference Tuesday, said "my indignation is total" and the report is a "violation that touches a personal liberty."
He did not say whether the report is true.
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