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Latest update : 2013-03-27

Is Christine Boutin the new Marion Cotillard?

Second edition of MediaWatch from Monday, 25th March 2013. A tense anti-gay march in Paris last weekend lead to a prominent Catholic politician being tear-gassed. Some online doubt the sincerity of photos showing Christine Boutin having fainted. A blog with take-offs of the photo has been started, reminiscent of a similar blog mocking actress Marion Cotillard for her dying scene in the film "Dark Knight Rises".

By James CREEDON

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