A 51-year-old man has to pay the piper for not laying the pipe(r) lol!
The french man was fined $12,000 under article 215 of France’s civil code, which says married couples must agree to a “shared communal life”.
A judge says the law implies that “sexual relations must form part of a marriage”.
The 47-year-old ex-wife then took him back to court demanding compensation for “lack of sex over 21 years of marriage”.
The ex-husband claimed “tiredness and health problems” had prevented him from being more attentive between the sheets.
But a judge in the south of France’s highest court in Aix-en-Provence ruled: “A sexual relationship between husband and wife is the expression of affection they have for each other, and in this case it was absent.