Protester Strips Naked, Another Storms Stage At Le Pen Rally Ahead of French Elections


A rally being held by French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen faced a security risk on Monday evening after a protester attempted to storm the stage, eventually being dragged off by the Front National leader’s security detail. Ms. Le Pen — who is expected to reach the second round of this month’s presidential election — was giving a speech to a massive crowd at a hall in the Parisian neighborhood of Aubervilliers when a female got onto the stage and attempted to throw flowers. Marine Le Pen is cheered by crowds after a protester runs on stage and tries to approach her before being dragged off by security. pic.twitter.com/PgXm9acFwF — The Local France (@TheLocalFrance) April 17, 2017 According to reports on Twitter, the suspect was successfully detained, while Ms. Le Pen blamed the “extreme left” for the incident and reemphasized that she is a defender of women. Marine Le Pen blasts ‘extreme left’ for trying to disrupt her speech after a woman ran on stage before being dragged off. — The Local France (@TheLocalFrance) April 17, 2017 Feminist protestor breaks on to stage at #LePen rally. Fast bundled off. Crowd wild. Le Pen says she is the defender of women.
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