Ex-IMF chief's wife stands by her man

2011-05-23 22:06
Paris - Anne Sinclair is sacrificing millions of her family's fortune on her husband's bail and house arrest.

Dominique Strauss-Kahn declared his love for his wife in a public letter, and blew her a kiss across a New York courtroom where he was charged with trying to rape a hotel maid.

This display of devotion by one of France's most famous couples isn't just for show, say those who know them.

They say the force that binds the two is so strong that these grave allegations are unlikely to separate them, and express little surprise that Sinclair is sticking by her husband.

"It is symbiosis, a couple that is completely inseparable," French legislator and former government minister Jack Lang told The Associated Press.

Lang has known Strauss-Kahn since the 1970s and Sinclair since the 1980s.

- AP
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