Life has been incredibly kind to bhl, full of privilege and money and early success, but not without its harsh side.
bhl's own story is well-known, almost mythic, at this point.
And is she attempting to make fun of bhl or is the joke on her?
bhl says this with an air of great sadness, as though it was only he could rectify the dilemma.
So bhl replied he could not help him with the wife, girl, or dog issues, but he could help with the debate.
This is Bernard-Henri Levy, or bhl as he is known, possibly the most famous person in France besides Carla Bruni.
bhl proposed a drink, and the two met at the Ritz in Paris for dinner.