Soyeon Schröder-Kim (52) is wearing while shopping or go for a walk, a Mouth guard and reaps sometimes suspicious looks. “Apparently, some think that anyone who is wearing a mouth protection, it could be contagious,” said the wife of former Chancellor Gerhard Schröder (75, SPD).

“have Even made some of my living in Germany Korean Friends a similar experience”, reported the entrepreneur. “My husband has thus, like other difficulties, accepted it.”

Gerhard Schröder with his wife, Soyeon Schröder-Kim at the Bayreuth festival in July 2019Foto: Tobias Hase / picture-alliance

The former SPD leader and the Korean have been married for 2018, currently, both are stuck because of the Corona-crisis in the home office in Hannover.