Randy, across the pond rumor alert! A new tell-all book alleges that French First Lady Carla Bruni told Michelle Obama that she and French President Nicolas Sarkozy once kept a “senior Head of State”waiting because they were busy shagging. Many people suspect that super important person was actually the Queen of England. Oh no, she didn’t! But that makes us wonder — if Bruni only told MObama this sexy tidbit, how did writer Jonathan Alter find out? Has Michelle been gossiping?! [The Sun] Keep reading »
Oh la la … French first lady Carla Bruni has stirred up a bit of controversy after she went visibly braless to a state dinner. Clearly, there are certain outfits that just don’t allow for a bra, or require some extremely crafty lingerie, but Bruni’s choice—a simple Roland Mouret dress, a long-sleeved number with a high neckline—didn’t exactly fall into that category.
Is the problem here that she’s “too old” to be going braless? Or is it an issue because she’s associated with a political figure? Have these critics forgotten that some of the most famous photographs of Carla are her nude photo shoots? What do you think—does it matter who and how old you are to clearly go commando up top? [TimesOnline.co.uk] Keep reading »
We’ve gotten used to seeing Scarlett Johansson play the beautiful femme fatale in recent Woody Allen movies. In his newest film, set to begin production next year, we’ll see another familiar face in that role: First Lady of France, Carla Bruni. On a trip to Paris earlier this year, the legendary filmmaker offered Bruni a leading role in his film and she is said to have accepted his offer. Bruni has limited acting experience, something that doesn’t seem to make neurotic Woody nervous. Last June he told Spanish paper El Mundo: “I would like to work with Carla Bruni. She is an accomplished artist, she is very beautiful and I am sure she would have a gift for comedy. I am sure she would be marvelous. She has charisma and is used to appearing in public.” Keep reading »
During the Obamas’ weekend trip to France, Michelle Obama and Carla Bruni-Sarkozy, the two most stylish first ladies we know, got to hang out for the second time. The two don’t seem to want to outdo one another in the style department, and I have a hunch they coordinate their outfits when they make public appearances together. On their first meeting, both wore tie-neck coats (left). On Friday, they appeared at a ceremony at the Prefecture of Caen in belted white dresses. Coincidence? I think not. Keep reading »
There’s something about Carla Bruni that is a bit robot-like—how she’s always cool and collected, how she never seems to age. The only thing we could attribute her puzzling aura to was her Frenchness. But it seems there’s more to it. The first lady keeps her visage glowing and wrinkle-free by regularly downing a “Biooster Grog”—a beauty cocktail offered by the Hôtel Gabriel in Paris. (The world’s first “detox” hotel, the place includes such amenities as illuminated wallpaper, customizable lighting and music patterns to aid sleep, and a bevy of detox teas.) Bruni’s regular beverage improves complexion through a blend of oranges and purifying herbs. Where can we get us some? [W Magazine]
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