French consul in L.A. is a blogger

hopper-martinon.jpgDavid Martinon's story as a political exile in Hollywood from the House of Sarkozy is fairly well trod by now. What I didn't realize is that the consul-general has a blog. (Oui, it's mostly in French.) He posted recently that when France's futbol team opens World Cup play against Uruguay on Saturday, he will meet fans to help cheer on les Bleus at the Melgard Public House on Melrose. Another post honors Dennis Hopper, Martinon writing that he didn't know Hopper's excesses, but enjoyed meeting him, his wife and daughter at his Venice home. "The world has lost an artist. She lost her dad," he says, roughly.

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