Brigitte Macron sues two women who spread transphobic rumors against her
Steph Deschamps / February 18, 2022
The First Lady Brigitte Macron has summoned two women who spread false news on the Internet claiming she was a transgender woman to the Paris judicial court, a judicial source said Friday.
A first hearing has been set for June 15before the 17th chamber of the Paris court, the source told AFP.
The two women assigned by Brigitte Macron present themselves as a medium and a freelance journalist who was one of the main relays of this false news. They had posted on the YouTube channel of the medium, on December 10, photos of the First Lady and her family.
According to M6, the three children of Brigitte Macron as well as her brother joined this summons for facts of invasion of privacy, violation of personality rights, violation of image rights.
For several months, messages have been swarming on social networks to claim that Brigitte Macron, born Trogneux, would actually be a transgender woman whose birth name was Jean-Michel.
A vast conspiracy would be at work to hide this change of marital status, according to this fake news that also declined in accusations, more serious, of pedocriminality brought against the First Lady.