The image of Carla Bruni-Sarkozy was taken by photographer Michel Comte in , when Bruni-Sarkozy was one of the world's most coveted models. In the black-and-white photo, she strikes a pigeon-toed pose, her hands strategically positioned below her waist. According to Christie's auction house, the photo is expected to fetch between three- and four-thousand dollars April 10th at New York's Rockefeller Plaza. Bruni-Sarkozy is to undertake her first state visit as France's first lady tomorrow with a two-day trip to Britain. France's President Nicolas Sarkozy, left, and his new wife, former Italian model Carla Bruni, second left, walk in the park of the Chateau de Versailles, near the Lanterne, an official residence in Versailles, Sunday, Feb.
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'Nude Carla Bruni' pics dupe Euro diplomats - The Local
As the first lady of France, Carla Bruni no doubt dreaded the reaction when she confessed to a racy past. But after she told her husband Nicholas Sarkozy about the nude pictures of her about to hit the headlines, the French president simply gave a Gallic shrug. And asked for a print of his favourite pose. His sangfroid would certainly have reassured Miss Bruni, whose risque portfolio of pictures raised eyebrows in certain quarters. Nude: The photo which caused controversy for France's first lady when it was auctioned at Christie's in New York. At the time, she claimed was deeply upset by the publication of the picture, taken in , because it coincided with her state visit to Britain to meet the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh.
You might think that senior diplomats, engaged in top-level international negotiations, would be too busy or too wise to be tempted into checking out unsolicited pictures of naked ladies, sent from anonymous sources, on their work emails. According to a report this week by US-based internet security firm FireEye , however, the prospect of seeing ex-topless model and singer Carla Bruni — wife of former French President Nicolas Sarkozy — in all her glory, was too much to resist for several, as yet unnamed, European officials. According to FireEye a three-year campaign by hackers, with alleged links to the Chinese government, included one particularly salacious ploy during a meeting of G20 finance ministers in Paris. The email in question. The newspaper found that officials from the Czech Republic, Portugal, Bulgaria, Latvia and Hungary apparently found themselves incapable of turning down the chance to see nude photos of the wife of French head-of-state Nicolas Sarkozy.
He won the French presidential election by a During his term, he faced the lates financial crisis causing a recession and the European sovereign debt crisis and the Arab Spring especially in Tunisia , Libya , and Syria. He initiated the reform of French universities and the pension reform After leaving the presidential office, Sarkozy vowed to retire from public life before coming back in , being subsequently reelected as UMP leader renamed The Republicans in Being defeated at the Republican presidential primary in , he retired from public life.