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Strauss-Kahn: Leave me and my love life in peace

Tuesday - 2/26/2013, 9:51am  ET

PARIS (AP) -- Dominique Strauss-Kahn says he's sick of people trying to exploit his private life to make money.

The former International Monetary Fund chief filed a lawsuit over a new book by a woman describing a sexual relationship with him last year. Strauss-Kahn met with a Paris judge on Tuesday about the book by Marcela Iacub, called "Beauty and the Beast."

The judge is expected to rule on the complaint later Tuesday.

After the meeting, Strauss-Kahn said he was "horrified" by the book. "I've had enough of people using me. I want one thing only, to be left in peace."

Strauss-Kahn's private life was thrown in the spotlight in 2011 when a New York hotel maid accused him of trying to rape her. Strauss-Kahn reached a legal settlement with her last year.


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