A man from a crowd of onlookers on June 8, 2021, slapped French President Emmanuel Macron in his face when he was meeting with people in southern France. The video of the incident went viral as soon as it was recorded.
As can be seen in the video, the security personnel of the President intervened immediately and pulled the man to the ground. Meanwhile, President moved away from him.
According to the broadcasters BFM TV and RMC radio, the security agencies have arrested two people in connection with the incident.