Several guests to the state dinner hosted in honour of Russian President Dmitry Medvedev stumbled and tripped on the steps of Elysee Palace on Tuesday night.
French singer Mylene Farmer came a cropper as she climbed the troublesome red carpet up the steps, reports The Mail, London.
Wearing a towering pair of heels, the singer appeared to lose her footing, falling spectacularly in front of solemn-looking guards outside the palace. And the curse of the palace steps did not stop there.
As Jean-Francois Cirelli, vice chairman and president of GDF Suez, arrived with his wife, she too tripped at the top of the steps, losing her shoe in the process.Cirelli reached out to catch his wife.
The guests were attending a state dinner in honour of Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and his wife Svetlana Medvedeva.The Russian President had been on a three-day state visit to France, which ended on Wednesday.
Two weeks ago U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton tripped as she climbed the steps to greet Sarkozy but happily he was able to prevent her falling.The guests were attending a state dinner in honour of Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and his wife Svetlana Medvedeva.