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Salma Hayek relocates to London

Salma Hayek is moving to London with her French billionaire husband Francois-Henri Pinault and their six-year-old daughter.

The Mexican actress and her husband of five years are moving from Paris, France - where his luxury goods brand is based - to a rented house in West London.


When asked what prompted the move, Hayek immediately slams suggestions the couple was influenced by the new 75 per cent tax law in France, telling British newspaper The Times, "I want to clarify, it's not for tax reasons. We are still paying taxes here in France.


"We think that London has a lot more to offer than just a better tax situation. Francois is very excited; he thinks London is very cosmopolitan. I think it will be good for my career too.


"Finding the house has been so stressful. We are redecorating now. Francois and I are looking at lots of interiors magazines. It's our five-year wedding anniversary and it's like we're moving in together for the first time, a new chapter."


Hayek is also struggling to find the right school for her daughter Valentina, adding, "(The school bosses) want to put her one year behind, because she is born in September, and I disagree with the system. As good as schools are, if they don't recognize how special my child is - she speaks three languages and understands five - then they're not that good, are they?!"