Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin delivered an emotional speech on Wednesday, touting her job efficiency and defending her proper to have a non-public life after leaked movies confirmed the chief dancing and partying wildly.
“I’m additionally human,” Finnish media quoted Marin as saying with a damaged voice and purple eyes.
The 36-year-old politician insisted she has all the time been dedicated to her job serving the individuals of Finland.
“This week has not been straightforward. It has been troublesome. However I wish to imagine that individuals have a look at the work we do, not what we do in our free time.”
Marin’s stirring remarks got here a day after she apologized over a topless picture of two influencers locking lips throughout a celebration that the high-powered chief had organized on the prime minister’s official residence in Helsinki in July.
“I do my job. I study from this,” Marin instructed a crowd of supporters within the southern city of Lathi.
Marin’s public mea culpa, wherein she described the picture as “not acceptable,” got here on the heels of an earlier scandal that erupted after movies have been leaked exhibiting Marin wildly dancing and singing with a bunch of celeb mates at one other social gathering.
A separate video that was posted by a Finnish tabloid final week appeared to indicate Marin, who’s married with a younger youngster, dancing intimately with a person at a nightclub.
The backlash that was sparked by the video recordings led to requires Marin to voluntarily undergo a drug take a look at, which she handed on Monday.