Men in a position of power who have extramarital affairs are nothing new. But when these presidents stepped out on their significant others with famous people, they made headlines. Keep reading to see our list of 10 presidents secret affairs with celebrities.
10: Francois Mitterrand & Anne Pingeot
The late socialist president of France, Francois Mitterrand was involved in a secret relationship with his mistress, Anne Pingeot for over 20 years. She was a well-known French art historian and author. She secretly gave birth to Francois’s daughter in 1974. But Francois and Anne were never able to make their relationship official. Francois remained legally married to his wife Danielle Gouze, up until his death in 1996.
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9: Francois Hollande & Julie Gayet (Presidents Secret Affairs)
The private life of French President Francois Hollande was put on blast. Until the media revealed he was cheating on his live-in girlfriend, Valerie Trierweiler, with French TV personality Julie Gayet. Francois was photographed multiple times visiting a flat in Paris. The home was rumored to be the secret love nest he shared with Julie. Due to all the rumors Valerie suffered an emotional breakdown and checked herself into a hospital. Her relationship with Francois soon came to an end.