Finnish PM Sanna Marin Faces Backlash After Dancing Video With Pop Singer Olavia Uusivirta was Leaked

After a video caught, Sanna Marin, the prime minister of Finland, partying she is receiving backlash. The video shows her dancing with Pop singer Olavi Uusivirta.

Sanna Marin, the prime minister of Finland, is in the news because a video of her having a good time with several well-known Finns went viral on social media. According to the footage Marin is seen drinking with pals, dancing, and singing along to songs by Finnish rappers.

The PM faced criticism from the opposition party, and they demanded to have her tested for drugs. Marin has faced criticism for her partying and attending music festivals.


Who is Sanna Marin?

Sanna Marin, 34, succeeded outgoing leader Antti Rinne as the world’s youngest prime minister in 2019 after being selected by her party. She comes from a low-income family. When she was young, her parents divorced, and during the years, her mother reared her alone.

She discussed the prejudice she experienced when her mother was in a same-sex relationship in 2015. Sanna entered the Finnish parliament in 2015 at the age of 29 finally completing her studies at the University of Tampere and working in municipal government.

Marin is the “coolest prime minister in the world” by the German news organization Bild.


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What did the opposition party say?

Members of Marin’s opposition party have demanded that she submit to a drug test and make the findings public. They are claiming that her behavior is unsuitable for a prime minister. There is a “shadow of a doubt,” according to opposition party leader Riikka Purra, about her activities.

Additionally, Ms. Marin’s coalition partner MP Mikko Karna tweeted that it “would be wise” for her to “voluntarily submit to a drugs test.”

The film has received extensive coverage in Finnish media, which supported the use of the clip as being in the public good. Other opposition party politicians, meanwhile, have criticized the media and the prime minister for focusing on partying rather than more pressing domestic issues.

Aleksi Valavuori, a Finnish television host, attacked Marin’s behavior in the video, saying that it showed the leader’s incapacity.

What did Sanna Marin say?

In a press conference, Sanna Marin said she have not consumed any drugs thus agreeing on doing the drug test. Marin told the reportes she did legal things like dancing and singing.

Marin continued by expressing her disappointment at the videos’ dissemination. “I trusted that since the videos are private and published at a private event, they would not be published.” Marin added, “It feels bad that they have been published.”


Sanna added that she doesn’t think changing her conduct is necessary. The Prime Minister of Finland said, “I am going to be exactly the same person as I have been until now, and I hope that it will be accepted.” She also claimed to not using any drugs and had no issue taking the test.

In her statement, she said, “I have a family life, I have a work life and I have free time to spend with my friends. Pretty much the same as many people my age.”


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