A video that surfaced online where French President Macron Emmanaul was slapped in the face by protesters has gone viral on social media.
Macron was seen in the video being assaulted on Tuesday.
Macron had emerged from a building and walked towards the crowd to talk to them when a man pulled him close and slapped him in the face with his right hand.
The man could be heard shouting out “A Bas La Macronie” (Down with Macronia) before slapping Macron.
Macron security aides promptly intervened and pulled him out of the situation
Macron was visiting the Drome region to meet restaurateurs and students to talk about how life is returning to normal amid the COVID-19 pandemic.