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Parisians dismiss report that Hollande is having an affair

A French magazine alleges that President Francois Hollande is having an affair with film actress Julie Gayet. Hollande threatened to sue the magazine for breach of privacy. He did not deny the report. The weekly tabloid Closer published photos that purportedly shows a man wearing a helmet -- said to be Hollande -- arriving on a scooter outside an apartment in Paris. Parisians brushed off the story. French politicians have been known to have affairs in the past, bearing little impact on public opinion. (SOUNDBITE) (French) PASSER-BY EMMANUELLE, SAYING: "Closer, I think it's a revolting magazine, I don't think it's interesting at all. It's Francois Hollande's private life, I think life is life. I think it's not interesting and I think there are many other more important issues in France than this one." (SOUNDBITE) (French) PASSER-BY JEAN-CHRISTOPHE, SAYING: "I find this quite low, frankly it's not interesting." Gayet supported Hollande's pr

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