Rumours that Carla Bruni, the wife of the French president Nicolas Sarkozy, is pregnant appear to have been confirmed by her father-in-law, who spilled the beans in an interview with German newspaper Bild after weeks of speculation.
Although there has still been no official confirmation, rumours have been circulating since last month and the comments from 82-year-old Pal Sarkozy in the most widely-read paper in Europe are the clearest indication yet that she is expecting a child.
Sarkozy Senior told the paper: “I’m glad to be having a grandchild.” He added: “The two do not want to know the gender in advance, but I’m sure it will be a girl and as beautiful as Carla.”
His comments come after a tantalising appearance from Bruni on French television on Monday. She was interviewed on the lunchtime news show on the TF1 channel about her charity work, while presenter Jean-Pierre Pernaut did a sterling job of ignoring the elephant in the room and steadfastly avoided asking her if she and the president were to become parents. Read more
The question I want to know is “did Sarkozy supporters set up potential presidential rival and opponent and current IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn. He was accused by an African maid in New York City of trying to rape her during a social trip he made to New York last week. I hope not! But you can only be entrapped if you take the bait, if true.