In what is becoming a regular occurrence of EU elitist opulence in the midst of bone crushing austerity for the peasant masses, the French speaking internet went into overdrive yesterday upon finding out that their ‘socialist’ president is paying his hair stylist a whopping 9,895 euros, or $11,000.
To cut what you may ask?
Twitter users began photoshopping French president Francois Hollande’s thinning hair, with new hairstyles that may actually deserve the ridiculous fee.
The scandal is being dubbed, hashtag #Coffieurgate.
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Known only as ‘Olivier B’, the fabulously high-paid barber is under a five-year contract with Hollande, and is the official hairdresser of the Elysée.
Hollande’s lawyer Sarah Levy reportedly spilled the beans on the barber’s income to satirical French newspaper Le Canard Enchainé, confirming that Oliver B must be “available for the president 24/7.” He is also under a strict non-disclosure agreement on anything he may overhear while addressing the President’s hair.
French government speaker Stéphane Le Foll confirmed the barber’s salary during this week’s news briefing, Indy100 reported.
Along with traveling with the French President on every trip that is longer than a single day, he also tends to Hollande’s hair “every morning and as many times as is necessary, [and] ahead of every speech.”
The internet is laughing, and the man who takes care of the hair on the head of the French head of state is laughing all the way to his banque.
As the Brussels/EU rulers cut the salaries and pensions of citizens in France, Greece, Spain, Italy and Portugal, their personal hair stylists are cutting up big paydays.