Carla Bruni Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

17th November 2014

Quote: "There are a few models I'm not that crazy about! If I'm pushed though, I'd have to say Carla Bruni. I'm sure you can guess why." Sir Mick Jagger's ex-wife Jerry Hall admits she is not a fan of model/singer Carla Bruni following rumours she had an affair with the Rolling Stones frontman in the early 1990s.

30th April 2014

Quote: "I want him to be happy and I care about my country. But as a woman I wish he wasn't going back... He's never stopped me from doing anything I liked. He's supporting me all the time in whatever I do... He just encourages me, so I don't see myself saying, 'Don't do it' if he was trying to do it." Singer/former French First Lady Carla Bruni responds to rumours her husband Nicolas Sarkozy is considering another run for president.

28th June 2013

Fact: France's former First Lady Carla Bruni made her musical debut in New York City on Wednesday (26Jun13) by playing a set at the Royalton hotel in Manhattan.

25th June 2013

Fact: Singer Carla Bruni has penned a track about her husband, former French President Nicolas Sarkozy, for her latest album Little French Songs. The star changed his name for the tune, titled My Raymond.

4th June 2013

Quote: "He just finds it smells bad and makes people behave funny so he doesn't like it. And now that he's 58, he says he's not going to start drinking now." Singer Carla Bruni reveals her husband, former French President Nicolas Sarkozy, has never tasted alcohol.

6th April 2012

Quote: "I disguise myself literally as well as figuratively. With a wig, nobody recognises me on the Metro." France's First Lady Carla Bruni manages to go incognito while out and about in the country.

24th October 2011

Fact: French First Lady Carla Bruni stepped out with her newborn daughter Giulia on Sunday (23Oct11) as the former model left the Muette Clinic in Paris, where the baby was born on Wednesday (19Oct11). Little Giulia is the first child for Bruni and French President Nicolas Sarkozy.

26th September 2011

Quote: "There isn't much to say. So many women are expecting children and giving birth, and it's so uninteresting for French people. It's great news for me, but it's also something very banal... I'm superstitious, so yes, I've been very careful." France's First Lady Carla Bruni has vowed not to talk about her pregnancy. She is expecting her first child with her husband, President Nicolas Sarkozy.

18th March 2010

Fact: A saucy photo of Carla Bruni is set to go for auction in London. The model/singer wife of French President Nicolas Sarkozy is seen bending over without underwear in the 1992 picture by celebrated snapper Helmut Newton. The photograph is expected to exceed bids of $7,500 (£5,000) when it goes for sale on Friday (19Mar10).

19th November 2009

Quote: "Carla said he'd probably be great as a singer because apparently he's got a nice voice! And he's very charismatic and I think being a politician he understands the content of lyrics intimately. It might be interesting to hear how he'd sound!" HARRY CONNICK, JR. wants to hear French President Nicolas Sarkozy sing after recording a duet with his wife Carla Bruni.

19th November 2009

Quote: "In the United States if you were going to spend some time with the president, it's something you'd probably know well in advance. Whereas in France, Nicolas Sarkozy came in and sat back and said, 'How's the kids?'" HARRY CONNICK, JR. was impressed by the down-to-earth French president after recording a duet with his wife, Carla Bruni.

5th June 2009

Fact: A 1994 naked posed photograph of French First Lady Carla Bruni, a singer and former model, was auctioned off on Thursday (04Jun09) for $20,000 (£13,300).

7th August 2008

Quote: "We have a president who is in love with a very seductive, very young woman. I feel like I'm watching a reality TV show." Sexy French actress Ludivine Sagnier isn't sure her President, Nicolas Sarkozy's marriage to model Carla Bruni is such a great thing.

1st August 2008

Quote: "I thought marriage was something very quiet, and very regular and very bourgeois. But I don't think it is at all. Especially with (French President) NICOLAS (SARKOZY). It's full of adventure." Singer Carla Bruni has changed her tune about her infamous take on being "bored" with monogamy since becoming the first lady of France.

22nd July 2008

Fact: Former model Carla Bruni's new album COMME SI DE RIEN N'ETAIT is number one in the French charts - knocking Coldplay's acclaimed VIVA LA VIDA off the top spot.

14th July 2008

Quote: "I'm trying to learn how to sing ... because, you know, the point is that I could always sing when I was relaxed and happy and alone. And then I could never sing when I was in front of someone or just a bit tense. And I realised that you know, being a singer should be something that you can do in every occasion." Former model Carla Bruni on what it takes to be a successful singer.

11th July 2008

Quote: "I'm happy with the end result. The writing was such a pleasure and the recording was such a pleasure, and the mixing was such a pleasure. I mean I didn't do it (the mixing) but you just, you know, being there, passing by and listen to it little by little. And it's like a small little miracle to be able to imagine something and then to have it in your hands, so I'm so happy about that." Former model Carla Bruni on the making of her new album.

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