French actress Julie Gayet in the new video for Minor Alps’s song “Waiting for You.” (YouTube)
French actress Julie Gayet in the new video for Minor Alps’s song “Waiting for You.” (YouTube)

Clearly, Julie Gayet is having a moment. The interloping actress who’s accused of wrecking French President Francois Hollande’s relationship with his longtime girlfriend Valérie Trierweil is suddenly everywhere. OK, maybe not exactly everywhere, but Gayet is serious tabloid fodder in France and also shows up in a new video by Minor Alps, the fine band featuring Boston’s own Juliana Hatfield and Nada Surf frontman Matthew Caws. (In the affecting video for “Waiting for You,” the gorgeous Gayet wanders around Paris, always just missing a mustachioed, R. Crumb-looking character who might be her soulmate.) Of course, before the scandal involving the French president, it’s unlikely we would have been able to ID Gayet.

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