France's Macron removes luxury watch on air as protests rage. Netizens say…1 min read 25 Mar 2023, 05:46 PM IST
Macron's government on Thursday last week used a controversial executive power to adopt the pensions bill without a parliamentary vote, sparking spontaneous protests in major cities.
French President Emmanuel Macron courted controversy on Friday after eagle eyed netizens spotted the top official removing his luxury watch during a television interview about his government's pension reforms. The incident has prompted claims that the French leader was attempting to ‘hide’ the expensive item and not rile up the protesters.
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