French President Emmanuel Macron has
dismissed as “homophobic” rumors that he's secretly gay.
The 39-year-old Macron married Brigitte
Marie-Claude Macron, 64, in 2007 following a 10-year relationship.
Macron's vocal support for LGBT rights,
including marriage equality, has led to speculation that he himself
is secretly gay. A photoshopped image of a ripped shirtless Macron
on the cover of gay glossy Garcon fanned those rumors.
The Mirror quotes Macron
dismissing the rumors in a TF1 documentary titled Behind the
Scenes of a Victory.
Macron called the rumors “misogyny
because they say it's not possible to be with a woman who's 24 years
older. That's how I've always lived because I've been with my wife
for 20 years. And on the other side, it's homophobic.”
his way out, France's Francois Hollande touts gay marriage passage.)