French President Emanuel Macron’s slap video is going viral on social media and many Pakistanis online are overjoyed. Twitter reacted to the shocking but comic incident with hilarious memes and witty remarks.
The French president was slapped across the face by a man during a trip to southeast France on Tuesday. The incident took place in the village of Tain-l´Hermitage in the Drome region where he met restaurateurs and students to talk about how life is returning to normal after the Covid-19 pandemic.
As Macron approached a barrier to shake hands with the public, a man slapped him across the face. Macron’s security entourage quickly intervened to pull the man to the ground and move the president away from him. According to local media reports, two people have been arrested in connection with the incident.
— Mediavenir (@Mediavenir) June 8, 2021
Emanuel Macron’s slap video has been making several rounds on the Internet and Pakistanis, in general, are making fun of the incident. The reaction comes in light of Macron’s statement, as he defended the right to show cartoons of Prophet Muhammad.
In April, Pakistan had boycotted French products and the French government faced severe backlash from Muslims all around the world.
According to netizens, Macron paid the price for his actions and it seems that karma is real. Let’s take a look at the memes.
— Zeeshan Aslam Khuhro (@Zeeshan45202) June 9, 2021
— Hanzala Khan (@Hanzala71800324) June 9, 2021
— زھرا 🇵🇰🇵🇸🚩 (@Resistance_says) June 9, 2021
— Qustun se Qirtun 🧕🇵🇸 (Hafiz's day 22🎊) (@FRANCOPHILEE) June 8, 2021
— Zainab Abbasi 🇵🇸 (@itszainababbasi) June 9, 2021
— suha (@Suhaw98) June 8, 2021
— Sharjeel Ahmed.🇵🇸 (@SharjeelAhmedR5) June 8, 2021