Editorial: Le Monde: Arianna Huffington
“La Diva des Medias.” - a day in the life of Arianna Huffington,
by Annick Cojean for Le Monde 2
Photography by Kim badawi
The photographer - this gentle dreamer - had hoped half an hour of calm to to photograph her. A kind of head-to-face intimacy in an improvised mini-studio
in middle of an enormous newsroom where fifty young people and journalists and trainees - on their elbows, with headphones staring into screens were to work. He had installed floodlights on a décor neutral and proposed the two walls transparent veil avoid his subject eyes to meet her team.
Unnecessary. Apparently, the lady, accustomed to the projectors loving the lime light arrived late, but so warm and charming, everything seemed auspicious. Perched on her stiletto heels , blond hair, medium length, cast in a dress black designer dress who showed off a figure powerfully sculpted body from pilates exercises. She hesitated, two necklaces- with several rows of green stones and red. "What do you think?”, she asked. The photographer pointed, "The finest.”, then answering, "The subject of the photo is you, Arianna, not the collar! “. And with her staff all to witness she asks, “ But is this it is not sexy?”.
At 60, there is nothing more powerful than an intelligent woman well dressed...