Sex video forces Macron candidate for Paris mayor to step down

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Benjamin Griveaux, 42, a former spokesman for the French government and a close ally of President Emmanuel Macron, who was running to become mayor of Paris in elections in March, announced on Friday that he had ended his bid after a lewd video of him, apparently addressed to a young woman, appeared on the internet.

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A sex video has ended French ruling party candidate Benjamin Griveaux's hopes of becoming mayor of Paris, reports BBC News.