Emmanuel Macron

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Please enjoy a photo of Emmanuel Macron crushing Donald Trump’s hand

French president Emmanuel Macron added another chapter to his ongoing handshake journey with Donald Trump on Saturday.

It all started in May 2017, the first time the two leaders met. In the months leading up to their meeting, Trump had built up a reputation for being kind of a dick about his handshakes. So when he met Macron, the French president came prepared to do battle.

Macron later admitted that the handshake “wasn’t innocent.” As he told a French newspaper a couple days later: “One must show that you won’t make small concessions, even symbolic ones, but also not over-publicize things, either.” Read more…

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Presidential decorum be damned when your country’s just won the World Cup.

French president Emmanuel Macron left his inhibitions at the door during the 2018 World Cup final on Sunday, spending the game delivering air punches like a kid post-Santa visit.

Beating Croatia 4-2, thanks in part to 19-year-old star Kylian Mbappé, France had plenty of reason to cheer — and that’s exactly what Macron did.

Here’s the president flailing about in the official leader box at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, sitting alongside his wife Brigitte Macron, FIFA President Gianni Infantino, President of French Football Federation Noel Le Graet, and Russian president Vladimir Putin. Read more…

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Emmanuel Macron’s ‘delicious wife’ comment leaves people scratching heads

There’s no doubting French President Emmanuel Macron’s excellent grasp of English.

But given French and English share numerous words that sound similar but have different meanings, there’s bound to be some expressions that get lost in translation.

Macron, who is currently visiting Australia, left people scratching their heads when he referred to the Australian prime minister’s wife, Lucy Turnbull, as “delicious” at a press conference on Wednesday. 

“I want to thank you for your welcome, you and your delicious wife,” he said.

Sometimes translation is tough
“I want to thank you for your welcome, you and your delicious wife” @EmmanuelMacron says to @TurnbullMalcolm pic.twitter.com/bIn6kokiYW

— ABC Sydney (@abcsydney) May 2, 2018 Read more…

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Presidents Trump and Macron dug a tree and somehow that became a meme

It’s been a long week of memes, guys. From the emoticon stare meme, to buying a perfect man for $5, to Kanye being Kanye, to Donald Trump hanging out with President Macron. We cover a lot of ground this week, so what are you doing? Hit play!

Thanks for watching! Let us know in the comments which meme-worthy moment was your favorite. We’ll be back next week with All the Memes! Read more…

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