Once the agapes are over, it's time for the first questions. It would be wrong to think that the dinner at Versailles given in honor of King Charles III, Wednesday, September 20, was only a matter of bombance. The discussions between the guests undoubtedly held a central place: we even talk about gastrodiplomacy when we talk about politics between pear and cheese. Certainly, what Hugh Grant and Brigitte Macron say will remain secret. But the English actor, who lent himself to questions from BFMTV after the meal, still said he appreciated the first lady, his neighbor at the table: "She was charming, you're lucky."
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Dinner at the top
There were beautiful people this Wednesday, September 20 in Versailles, politicians, business leaders, actors, singers, sportsmen or writers. Among them was a certain Hugh Grant, accompanied by his companion Anna Elisabet Eberstein. Tuxedo and black bow tie, white shirt, the Londoner has lived up to his reputation as a man of the world. Sitting next to Brigitte Macron at the state dinner, he was free to talk to her, juggling between English and French, and seems to have enjoyed her company very much: "She was charming! How charming she was... You're lucky, the France, to have it." The Nothing Hill actor was won over by this particular moment but was less divided into the idea of telling the tenor of their discussion. In a typically English style, between candor and politeness, the latter evaded: "Well... Excuse me, but maybe it shouldn't be shared." On the side of heads of state, the 63-year-old actor was less lucky: he could not exchange with Emmanuel Macron and had to settle for a succinct "Hello" from King Charles III.
It was at the stroke of midnight, in front of the audience of journalists who came to track the comments of guests, that Hugh Grant finally summed up his evening: "It was delicious. It was a great honor to be invited." Happy especially to have been able to spend a special moment with the first lady. One man, one woman.
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