A conservative French writer and television commentator Eric Zemmour has announced his candidacy for president of France.
Zemmour has been compared to former President Donald Trump and Tucker Carlson, with similar views.
He is against mass immigration and Islamization of the country, and said he will end the “third-worldization” of France if he becomes president.
“Right and left have hidden from you the reality of our replacement,” Zemmour said, referencing the theory of the Great Replacement.
Zemmour is already second in many polls behind current president Emmanuel Macron and ahead of populist National Rally (RN) leader Marine Le Pen.
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