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October 13, 2012

Strauss-Kahn Admits to Sex Parties

Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the former IMF head who resigned in disgrace, "is seeking to throw out criminal charges in an inquiry into ties to a prostitution ring in northern France with the legal argument that the authorities are unfairly trying to 'criminalize lust,'" the New York Times reports."

"That defense and the investigation, which is facing a critical judicial hearing in late November, have offered a keyhole view into a clandestine practice in certain powerful circles of French society: secret soirees with lawyers, judges, police officials, journalists and musicians that start with a fine meal and end with naked guests and public sex with multiple partners."

Strauss-Kahn broke his long silence in an interview: "I long thought that I could lead my life as I wanted. And that includes free behavior between consenting adults. There are numerous parties that exist like this in Paris, and you would be surprised to encounter certain people. I was naïve. I was too out of step with French society. I was wrong."


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