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"Aging well means accepting that some days it's not great": Brigitte Macron talks about her relationship to age, at the dawn of her 70th birthday


In an interview with S, Sophie Davant's magazine, the First Lady of France talks about her relationship to aging.

“Wait until April 13, 2023, when I turn 70: you will hear it, I'm sure.

I won't read anything that day," announces Brigitte Macron in an interview published in the January 12 issue of

S, Sophie Davant's magazine


No matter what will be said of her, the wife of Emmanuel Macron approaches his next birthday with wisdom.

“With age, I am calmer, more measured”, she declares at the start of this interview, without denying the effects of passing time.

Indeed, questioned by the journalist on "what makes us age well" according to her, the First Lady answered bluntly: "To accept that some days, it's not great."

Daily sport, writing and squeezed lemon

In addition to imposing this lucid state of mind on herself, the former literature professor says she adheres to healthy lifestyle habits to keep herself in shape.

"I do half an hour of sport a day - alone, without a coach - I eat a balanced diet and I devote time to writing and reading," she confides.

Proof of her discipline, Brigitte Macron affirms in these pages that she would even take lemon to a desert island to prepare her favorite healthy drink: "Lemon squeezed in tea, in herbal tea... It is a vitamin supplement It is essential for me,” she says.

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Age difference

Referring to the alleged "accelerated aging" that the Presidents of the Republic undergo during their mandate, Sophie Davant jokingly suggests that "the difference [of age] fades" thus between Emmanuel Macron and his wife (24 years his senior). .

To which the mother of three children answers in the affirmative, laughing: “Yes!

Indeed, the age difference is important but we do not think about it.

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However, when the journalist then pointed out to her that she contributed to the acceptance of the age difference between spouses "in the sense of woman-man", Brigitte Macron brushed aside the compliment: "I didn't never promoted our couple: it exists but cannot be explained.

Obviously, it's easier to be in the same age group, whatever the meaning”, she admits, before proclaiming an optimistic message to the readers of the magazine: “Emmanuel has arrived in my life.

And it took a turn that I would never have imagined.

I want to tell women that life is inventive and anything can happen.

Regarding her vision of “life after”, Brigitte Macron seems to remain just as enthusiastic.

“My life has been so unpredictable.

I live in the present.

I know that's all we got.

I lost loved ones very quickly, so every day is a chance”, she concludes this exchange.

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