Rima Abdul Malak, a supporter of Emmanuel Macron who fell into shame | EUROtoday

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Rima Abdul-Malak leaving the Elysée, in Paris, November 22, 2023.

Keep smiling till the top. And, above all, declare the valuable freedom of speech which undoubtedly value him his place. Friday January 12, throughout the switch of energy with Rachida Dati, an appointment that nobody noticed coming, Rima Abdul Malak regretted the ” curse “ which hits the Ministry of Culture, the place heads roll each twenty months.

Until the final second, she had hoped to maintain her place, insensitive to the loopy rumors giving as favorites the journalist Claire Chazal or Sabrina Agresti-Roubach, former secretary of state in command of the town and protégé of Emmanuel Macron. “She does the job and, in a very eruptive sector, where the opportunity to trip over one’s feet is frequent, she has managed to move forward skillfully”, enumerated, confidently, the communicator Gaspard Gantzer, former advisor to François Hollande. A daily on the Elysée was extra extreme: “She did not do enough to have immunity and political influence, but too much, which took her out of the game.”

Plunged, in December 2023, into the icy waters of a double disaster, the one which the cultural microcosm affectionately calls by its first identify, “Rima” noticed its political star wither in just a few weeks. At odds with the vote on the immigration regulation, Rima Abdul Malak discovered herself, with all the left wing of the federal government, in a WhatsApp loop known as “Values”, initiated by Clément Beaune, then minister delegate in cost transports. However, she shunned taking part within the one-night rebellious dinner, and denied the rumors of resignation in an Instagram submit the place she nonetheless listed the provisions of the textual content on immigration which “collide [ses] beliefs » and her own family history as a Lebanese woman who fled the civil war. But the damage is done. “The president will be able to recognize those who hold out in the storm”thunders Emmanuel Macron’s entourage.

Millimeter camouflage

One controversy chases the opposite, with the Depardieu affair. On December 15, per week after the printed of a problem of this system “Complément d’investigation”, on France 2, by which we see “the sacred monster of French cinema”indicted for rape, multiplying obscene and misogynistic remarks throughout a visit to North Korea, Rima Abdul Malak pronounces on the set of “C’est à vous”, on France 5, {that a} “disciplinary procedure” can be initiated by the Grand Chancellery of the Legion of Honor in opposition to the actor.

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