The two have been inseparable ever since, and their families all seem to get along pretty well.Brigitte’s daughter Tiphaine worked on Emmanuel’s presidential campaign, and according to reports, her seven grandchildren affectionately call Emmanuel “Daddy.”While Brigitte (or more accurately, her age) has caused a stir around the world, those who keep up with French politics know she’s only the latest in a series of unconventional first ladies moving into the Élysée Palace.
And then came Valérie Trierweiler, a former journalist who fell in love with politician François Hollande while he was still with his partner, Ségolène Royal.; born Nicolas Paul Stéphane Sarközy de Nagy-Bocsa; 28 January 1955) is a French politician who served as the President of France and ex officio Co-Prince of Andorra from until .Before his presidency, he was the leader of the Union for a Popular Movement (UMP) party.He quickly fell for her, while Brigitte has said she was initially blown away by her student’s precociousness, saying, “I was totally overcome by the intelligence of this boy.” The two grew close, and when his parents found out, they sent him to finish school in Paris with the hope that he would forget about Brigitte. () While most stories of star-crossed love would have ended there, Emmanuel kept his promise.In 2007, when he was 29 and she was divorced, Macron asked Brigitte’s children for her hand in marriage; they all gave their blessing.
In her first post on Mrs Brown said she was looking forward to meeting up with the other "first ladies". "But I'm really looking forward to meeting up with the other halves' — some of them I have met before from last year's G8 and the G20 in London.