Carla Bruni
Sarkozy's wife, model, singer
Carla Bruni
Carla Bruni, now known by her name of use Carla Bruni-Sarkozy is an Italian-French singer, songwriter and former model. She married the then President of the French Republic Nicolas Sarkozy in February 2008.
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Carla Bruni Hits Fashion Show In Leather Pants, Because Coolest Former First Lady Ever (PHOTOS)
Huffington Post - about 3 years
What does a first lady do after her husband is no longer in office? If you're Carla Bruni, you toss off the pillbox hats and Dior suits, throw on some leather pants and sunglasses and get yourself to a fashion show. The former French first lady, wife to Nicolas Sarkozy, popped up at the Schiaparelli Couture show on Monday, posing on the red carpet with Farida Khelfa, a French actress and the "ambassador" of the newly-revived Schiaparelli brand. Bruni was right at home in the fashion spotlight, of course. Before her stint in Élysée Palace, she was a fashion model and then a pop star, the latter of which she still maintains as an active title. She's actually in the middle of a tour, bringing her breathy French tunes across Europe in a series of concerts. We bet leather pants are part of her onstage wardrobe. PHOTOS: We love this woman: Want more? Be sure to check out HuffPost Style on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Pinterest and Instagram at @HuffPostStyle.
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François Hollande Threatens Legal Action Over Allegations Of Affair With Actress
Business Insider - about 3 years
French President Francois Hollande threatened legal action Friday over a magazine report saying he is having a secret affair with an actress, the latest breach in the French media's practice of turning a blind eye to presidential love affairs. Rumors have long circulated that the 59-year-old Hollande might have a lover. The magazine Closer published images Friday showing a bodyguard and a helmeted man it says is Hollande visiting the apartment of Julie Gayet, 41, a moderately known French actress who appeared in a clip for his 2012 presidential campaign. French media faces strict privacy laws, as well as a longtime tradition of ignoring the private lives of public figures. Former President Francois Mitterrand had a daughter with his lover that the French media knew about but never revealed, until the president himself appeared publicly with his daughter coming out of a restaurant. But the publication marked the latest incursion into the once-sacred private lives of French poli ...
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Carla Bruni's Sister, Valeria Bruni-Tedeschi, Appears Alongside Model In Elle (PHOTO)
Huffington Post - over 3 years
Some sisters have all the luck -- or chance, as the French would say. Carla Bruni proves that gorgeousness run in her family as she poses alongside sister Valeria Bruni-Tedeschi for the latest cover of Elle France. As you know, Carla, 45, is a model-slash-singer-slash-former first lady, so she's got quite the impressive style CV. As for her older sis, the 48-year-old is an actress in her own right, making appearances at the glamorous Cannes Film Festival for her 2013 film "A Castle In Italy." Both sisters hail from Italy but have settled in France, taking on the local, pared-down aesthetic. Judging by their chic, simple sweaters and perfectly fussed-up hairdos on the Elle cover, we'd say they have the look down pat. If only we could recreate it ourselves... Do you see the family resemblance? Want more? Be sure to check out HuffPost Style on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Pinterest and Instagram at @HuffPostStyle.
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Tres Brooklyn: Jean-Paul Gaultier at the Brooklyn Museum and Tres Chic: Grace Kelly Celebrated
Huffington Post - over 3 years
Only some of the crowd greeting French designer Jean-Paul Gaultier at the Brooklyn Museum, wore his clothes, easily identified by the tab on the back. But many chose the occasion of the opening of a lavish exhibition, "The Fashion World of Jean-Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk," to pay tribute, riffing on his most camp and louche looks without actually wearing HIS designs. That's to be expected for the man who gave Madonna the pointy cone bra! But upstairs on the museum's fifth floor, rooms fitted with mannequins whose facial expressions move in delight or dismay display his art in a spectacular show to rival the splendid Alexander McQueen at the Metropolitan Museum a few seasons back. Featuring a full sampling of his career, from his nautical stripes to beaded bustiers, lace gowns to tartan trenchcoats, gartered corsets and an outré glamour, the exhibition illustrates the line between what is beautiful and what can actually be worn. The exhibition catalogue, with image ...
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Carla Bruni: The Face
NYTimes - over 3 years
The former model is the new ambassador for Bulgari.
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10 Celebrity Modelizers Who Seem To Have All The Luck
Huffington Post - over 3 years
When models and celebrities collide, it can seem like the stars have aligned to create the perfect, genetically-gifted couple. But you can have too much of a good thing. Thanks to "Sex and the City," we have a term for the men of Hollywood who seem to have an addiction to dating leggy beauties: modelizers. To give you a better idea, we've rounded up some classic examples of male celebs who have a thing for dating models. See our list of modelizers below and tell us if we're missing anyone! Leonardo DiCaprio Today's quintessential modelizer, Leo has dated everyone from Bar Refaeli to Gisele Bundchen to Erin Heatherton. He even romanced Naomi Campbell back in the '90s. Oh, and he's currently dating Victoria's Secret model Toni Garrn -- it's no wonder some people have started referring to modelizing as "Leonardo DiCaprio Syndrome." Leonardo DiCaprio & Gisele Bundchen Mick Jagger The Rolling Stones frontman has had a pretty impressive roster of model girlfriends ...
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Book review: The ingredients of love - faking it till you make it in Paris
The Express Tribune Blogs - over 3 years
France has a way of pulling in audiences like no other city in the world. Whether it’s for the Eiffel Tower, Carla Bruni’s Little French Songs or Jean-Pierre Jeunet’s rom-com Amélie, it is impossible not to be drawn to French culture, cuisine, language and its array of enigmatic mesdames et monsieurs. Author Nicolas Barreau seems well aware of this theory and decided to devote his second novel The Ingredients of Love to a combination of the above. As expected, his book has not only piqued the interest of Europeans but an international audience as well. It was first published in Germany in 2010 but after gaining considerable traction, has been translated into English as well. Barreau’s protagonist is a thirty-something Parisian restaurateur named Aurélie Bredin who wakes up one day to find her eccentric lover of two years gone forever. In the past, Aurelie had wilfully ignored Claude’s disappearing acts. However, this time she knows it’s different es ...
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PICS: See Our French Fashion Inspirations!
Huffington Post - over 3 years
Happy Bastille Day! In honor of France's most festive fête, we'd like to celebrate our strong-willed French friends in the only way we know how: by paying tribute to their style. Ooh la la! We have no shortage of admiration for French women and their classic sense of dress, so we'll celebrate the holiday from the States by attempting to emulate Carla Bruni, Carine Roitfeld, Emmanuelle Alt, Brigitte Bardot and many other chic ladies. Be they editors-in-chief, models, chanteuses or designers, French women's fashion is worthy of fireworks. Nobody does it quite like the French: Want more? Be sure to check out HuffPost Style on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Pinterest and Instagram at @HuffPostStyle.
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Singer Carla Bruni to tour France, U.S. to promote new album
Yahoo News - over 3 years
By Patricia Reaney NEW YORK (Reuters) - Singer-songwriter Carla Bruni, France's former first lady, says she doesn't miss political life, isn't afraid of getting old and is looking forward to touring in France and the United States to promote her latest album, "Little French Songs." It's the fourth album by the Italian-born former model who began her musical career in 1997. Her first, "Quelqu'un m'a dit" (Someone Told Me), was released in 2002 and sold 2 million copies. ...
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Carla Bruni returns to music - over 3 years
June 26 - The former first lady of France releases her fourth studio album, 'Little French Songs". Alicia Powell reports.
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PHOTOS: Carla Bruni Brings Back The Glam
Huffington Post - over 3 years
Carla Bruni's back... in gowns. Ever since her tenure as France's first lady ended last year, we've been lacking in the glam Carla department. Sure, we've seen her gallivanting around Paris in boho jeans and fedoras (and we even caught a sight of toddler Giulia). But those ritzy formal get-ups we had come to love? Zilch. Even Carla had to admit that she missed the fun of elegant dressing. Luckily, the singer is getting back to public life, which includes making appearances as the face of Bulgari. Last Thursday, Carla hit up the presentation of the brand's haute joaillerie Diva Collection in Italy, donning not one, but two floor-length gowns. Oh, and she was dripping with Bulgari jewels, natch. Carla shot her Bulgari campaign in Rome with Terry Richardson back in March, so we hope to catch a glimpse of the polished shots soon. In the meantime, check out the model's double dose of luxe below. PHOTOS: Carla knows glam: Want more? Be sure to check ...
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Nicolas Sarkozy to meet David Cameron at No 10
Guardian (UK) - over 3 years
Former French president, who is fighting corruption allegations in Paris, will be private guest at Downing Street Nicolas Sarkozy, the former French president who is at the centre of corruption allegations in Paris, will be a guest of David Cameron at Downing Street on Monday In an unusual invitation to a former head of state – which may be seen as a snub to the current leader, François Hollande – he is a private guest of the prime minister. It is not known whether Carla Bruni-Sarkozy, the president's wife, will be in attendance or whether the meeting will be a "kitchen supper". The prime minister's spokesman said: "It is a private meeting with someone he worked closely with." "They worked very closely together during Mr Sarkozy's time in office. During that time, they established a very strong working relationship," he said. Asked whether the meeting reflected an attempt by Sarkozy to revive his political profile, the spokesman said: "The only thing it reflects is the nature of ...
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PHOTOS: Carla Bruni Misses Dressing Like A First Lady
Huffington Post - over 3 years
Carla Bruni-Sarkozy's time as France's first lady was certainly a stylish (and more expensive) era for Élysée Palace. The stunning brunette took on her role with the elegance and panache that we'd expect from a bonafide supermodel. These days, however, we're more accustomed to seeing Carla decidedly dressed down, making us wonder if the constraints of first lady-dom forced her to dress in a more prim and proper manner than she would have liked. On the contrary, in a conversation with Women's Wear Daily, the mother of two seems to miss all of those fancy engagements: WWD: As a first lady, you must have faced some restrictions in your way of dressing. Are you happy to be freed of them? Carla Bruni-Sarkozy: No, because in my daily life, I could wear whatever I wanted. However, I have less obligation to dress up because I no longer have official duties. It was only to welcome guests or to accompany my husband on state visits, but it was a pleasure. In my [everyday] life, I ...
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Nina Bahadur: Fat Makes Men Look Powerful, Claims A Man
Huffington Post - almost 4 years
This week, Sean Macaulay at the Daily Beast penned an ode to the "power paunch," which he describes as "the most exquisite of all male accessories." Macaulay explains: There's fat, and there's fat. In the male hierarchy of overweightness that runs upward from baby fat to morbid obesity, the paunch is the glorious exception. Why? Because it's deliberate. It doesn't come from neglect or shame or dietary ignorance. It comes from self-adoring devil-may-care confidence. So if fat on men is a sign of power, why is fat on women a sign of the absolute opposite? Even when a large woman carries herself with that "devil-may-care confidence," what's the likelihood someone will describe her as "powerful?" Very low, I think. Overweight and obese Americans (of all genders) face serious discrimination in employment and education. A worrying new study found that doctors were more empathetic to their normal-weight patients, and weight has a serious effect on individuals' self-con ...
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Carla Bruni stung by criticism, squashes marriage rumors - almost 4 years
NEW YORK (Reuters) - France's former first lady Carla Bruni said she was hurt by press comments calling her fat after the birth of her daughter and squashed rumors that she would leave her husband...
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Lonely year for French president at time of crisis
Fox News - almost 4 years
The sounds of raucous protest echo in the Presidential Palace, unemployment is rising to levels not seen in over a decade, and his country's economy has been called a potential time bomb at the heart of Europe. Francois Hollande, among the most unpopular French leaders in modern history, remains calm. Lacking the early-career charisma of President Barack Obama or the hard-nosed reputation of Germany's Angela Merkel, Hollande rose to power in the Socialist Party as a consensus-builder — someone who went out of his way to avoid confrontation. But the amiability that propelled him to the presidency a year ago is turning against Hollande, as poll after poll finds deep disappointment among many who believe he is incapable of the swift, determined choices needed to yank France out of a malaise he himself says threatens generations to come. "I remain solid and serene," Holland told a handful of journalists in his office at the Presidential Palace, ...
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Bathrobes, designer bags and crystal lamps … Sarkozy's gifts to the Obamas - The Guardian
Google News - almost 4 years
The Guardian Bathrobes, designer bags and crystal lamps … Sarkozy's gifts to the Obamas The Guardian Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy and his wife Carla Bruni were clearly taken with Barack Obama and his family back in 2011. The Sarkozys gave the Obamas more than $41,000 (£26,000) worth of presents that year, becoming the most prolific foreign ... China tea set and brooch among royals' gifts to ObamasBBC News Sarkozy Gave The Obamas $41000 Worth Of SwagDaily Beast Foreign governments lavish gifts on White House - USA TodayUSA TODAY Los Angeles Times -New York Daily News all 23 news articles »
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Carla Bruni
  • 2014
    Age 46
    On the 28 April 2014 episode of the Ellen DeGeneres Show, she confirmed that she still holds Italian citizenship.
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  • 2013
    Age 45
    In April 2013 Bruni's fourth album Little French Songs was released.
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  • 2011
    Age 43
    On 19 October 2011, Bruni gave birth to a daughter, Giulia, in the Clinique de la Muette, in Paris.
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    The film, Midnight in Paris, was released in 2011; Bruni appeared as a guide at the Musée Rodin, who discusses sculptor Auguste Rodin with the leading characters.
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  • 2010
    Age 42
    Bruni was to be a guest singer at the 2010 San Remo festival but withdrew from participating.
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    In September 2010, she contributed a cover of David Bowie's "Absolute Beginners" for the War Child charity record We Were So Turned On: A Tribute to David Bowie (Manimal Vinyl).
    More Details Hide Details They also released the track as a split 7" vinyl split with UK legends, Duran Duran. Italian singer/songwriter Simone Cristicchi's entry in the 2010 San Remo Italian Song Festival was the song "Meno Male", with the chorus lyrics of "Meno male che c'è Carla Bruni" ("Thank goodness for Carla Bruni"). The song appears to mock Bruni and her husband, but Cristicchi stated in an interview for Italian television weekly TV Sorrisi e Canzoni "I use sarcasm explain our Italian way of always wanting to follow any type of gossip and are uninterested in real problems."
    In late August 2010, Iran's state-run daily paper Kayhan called Bruni-Sarkozy a 'prostitute' after she had condemned the stoning sentence against Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani for adultery in an open letter, along with several French celebrities.
    More Details Hide Details The paper later also called for Bruni to be put to death for supporting Sakineh Ashtiani, and for what the paper described as Bruni's moral corruption and having had extra-marital affairs herself. Even though Kayhan is a state-sponsored paper and it continued its tirade against Bruni along with other state-run Iranian media, Iranian officials tried to distance themselves from that violent stance and openly condemned it, while a spokesman for the French Foreign Ministry criticized the comments as being 'unacceptable'. President Ahmedinejad also condemned the remark made by the paper. It has been claimed that Bruni has been involved with Louis Bertignac, Mick Jagger, Eric Clapton, Léos Carax, Charles Berling, Arno Klarsfeld, Vincent Pérez, and former French Prime Minister Laurent Fabius. While living with Jean-Paul Enthoven, Bruni started an affair with his son, philosophy professor Raphaël Enthoven (the song "Raphaël" from Bruni's album Quelqu'un m'a dit is named after him), who was at the time married to novelist Justine Lévy, daughter of philosopher Bernard-Henri Lévy. Bruni later denied ever having an affair with Raphaël's father in an interview published in Vanity Fair, "I never slept with him, not even a minute."
    She also received Haitian orphans who survived the Haiti 2010 earthquake and were adopted by French families.
    More Details Hide Details She was critical of Pope Benedict XVI on the controversial topic of religion and AIDS. According to Le Canard Enchainé, Bruni was asked by Vatican officials not to join her husband in an official visit for fear that the Italian newspapers would reprint racy pictures dating from her modelling career.
    In January 2010, Bruni visited Benin, her second visit as ambassador for The Global Fund.
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    In January 2010, she was named in Tatler's top 10 best-dressed list.
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    In January 2010, her song "L'amoureuse" was featured in an episode of NBC's Chuck, "Chuck vs. First Class".
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  • 2009
    Age 41
    In April 2009, Bruni was awarded the Grand Cross of the Order of Charles III on the occasion of the couple's Spanish State Visit.
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    Bruni visited Doha on invitation of Sheikha Mozah in November 2009.
    More Details Hide Details Bruni took up the cause of an Iranian woman, Sakineh Mohammadi-Ashtiani, fighting a death penalty by stoning.
    She attended state dinners with the Emir of Qatar and wife and with Iraq's president in Paris in 2009.
    More Details Hide Details She and Sheikha Mozah (wife of Emir of Qatar) will be working together on the topic of education promotion.
    Bruni sang for Nelson Mandela's 91st birthday on 18 July 2009 at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.
    More Details Hide Details In September 2009, she recorded a duet with Harry Connick, Jr. for the French edition of his album Your Songs. They sang The Beatles' song "And I Love Her". The album was released in France on 26 October 2009. Following months of speculation, in a television interview broadcast on 23 November 2009, Bruni revealed that she had accepted a role in a forthcoming Woody Allen film. She admitted her reasoning for embarking on the Paris production; "I'm not an actress at all. Perhaps I'll be completely hopeless but I can't miss an opportunity like this one. When I'm a grandmother I'd like to be able to say I made a film with Woody Allen."
  • 2008
    Age 40
    In December 2008, Bruni sued the makers of a bag featuring a nude shot taken during her supermodelling youth.
    More Details Hide Details Clothes designer Pardon has produced 10,000 of the shopping bags emblazoned with the nude photo taken in 1993, showing Bruni staring at the camera with her crossed hands covering her crotch.
    Bruni visited New York City in September 2008 with her husband, where she attended a meeting on poverty and female mortality with Queen Rania and Wendi Murdoch, met for lunch with First Lady Laura Bush at the Metropolitan Museum of Art for the Symposium on Advancing Global Literacy and attended the General Assembly in the UN with her husband.
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    Bruni received Pope Benedict XVI during his visit to France in September 2008.
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    Bruni met the Dalai Lama in August 2008 at Lerab Ling, a Buddhist temple on a hill in Languedoc, France.
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    Involved for years in humanitarian and charity work, Carla Bruni-Sarkozy became world ambassador for the protection of mothers and children against HIV in 2008.
    More Details Hide Details In April 2009, she launched the Fondation Carla Bruni-Sarkozy, to promote access to culture and knowledge for all. In a letter of support to the association People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), she took a position against fur in fashion. Carla Bruni-Sarkozy is involved in various charitable activities. She gave her royalties for her album Comme si de rien n’était to the Fondation de France, and supports different events or causes, such as the Born HIV Free campaign, animal rights, the Nelson Mandela foundation, the French association AIDES for AIDS research, the French association La Chaîne de l'Espoir or the association Warchild UK. She also participated in a concert with Stevie Wonder and Aretha Franklin for the 91st birthday of Nelson Mandela, and recorded a song for the album We Were So Turned On: A Tribute to David Bowie. She is involved in the promotion of young artists, and did a duet with French singer Marc Lavoine for the Prix Constantin, an annual French music prize awarded to newer artists.
    Following her marriage to Sarkozy, in February 2008, Bruni continued accompanying him on state visits, including to the United Kingdom in March 2008, which created a sensation in the international press and for the public in both Britain and France.
    More Details Hide Details She had an office and staff at her disposal in the East wing of the Élysée Palace. There was controversy on the eve of the state visit to the UK, with the publication by Christie's auction house of a nude photograph of Bruni taken during her career as a model. The photograph sold for $91,000. There was also great interest in Bruni's wardrobe, which was Christian Dior, seen as a diplomatic choice, being a French design house designed by John Galliano, a British designer. Another controversy was the use of a popular photo of the French President and Bruni in the print advertising of Ryanair. The couple was awarded damages by a French court which they donated to Les Restos du Cœur, an organisation that provides meals to the homeless.
  • 2007
    Age 39
    Bruni met the recently divorced French president Nicolas Sarkozy in November 2007, at a dinner party. After a brief romance they married on 2 February 2008 at the Élysée Palace in Paris.
    More Details Hide Details The marriage is Bruni's first and Sarkozy's third. Bruni obtained French nationality not long afterwards. She has since made contradictory statements as to whether she still holds Italian citizenship as well.
    Bruni told Vanity Fair that the couple broke up in May 2007 because Raphaël thought their relationship did not have a commitment.
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    Her second album, No Promises containing poems by William Butler Yeats, Emily Dickinson, W. H. Auden, Dorothy Parker, Walter de la Mare, and Christina Rossetti, set to music, was released in January 2007.
    More Details Hide Details She continued recording after her marriage. She released her third album Comme si de rien n'était on 11 July 2008. The songs are self-penned except for one rendition of "You Belong to Me" and another song featuring Michel Houellebecq's poem La Possibilité d'une île set to music. Royalties from the album will be donated to unidentified charitable and humanitarian causes.
  • 2006
    Age 38
    She took part in the opening ceremony of the 2006 Winter Olympics in a parade paying tribute to the Italian flag.
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    In 2006, Bruni recorded "Those Little Things", an English-language translation of the Serge Gainsbourg song "Ces petits riens" for the tribute album Monsieur Gainsbourg Revisited.
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  • 2005
    Age 37
    In 2005, she wrote the lyrics for ten out of twelve songs for Louis Bertignac's new album Longtemps, and performed two duets with him on the album, Les Frôleuses and Sans toi.
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  • 2004
    Age 36
    The affair and the end of her marriage inspired Justine's 2004 book Rien de Grave (published in English in 2005 as Nothing Serious).
    More Details Hide Details Bruni and Raphaël had a son, Aurélien, in 2001.
    In 2004 Carla Bruni won an EBBA Award.
    More Details Hide Details Every year the European Border Breakers Awards (EBBA) recognize the success of ten emerging artists or groups who reached audiences outside their own countries with their first internationally released album in the past year.
  • 2002
    Age 34
    In 2002, her debut album Quelqu'un m'a dit, produced by Louis Bertignac, was released in Europe with success in Francophone countries.
    More Details Hide Details Three songs from the album appear in Hans Canosa's 2005 American film Conversations with Other Women, the song Le Plus Beau du quartier was used in H&M's Christmas 2006 commercial, and the title track was featured in the 2003 movie Le Divorce and in the 2009 movie (500) Days of Summer.
  • 1999
    Age 31
    She sent her lyrics to Julien Clerc in 1999, based on which he composed six tracks on his 2000 album Si j'étais elle.
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  • 1997
    Age 29
    In 1997, Bruni quit the world of fashion to devote herself to music.
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  • 1987
    Age 19
    Bruni signed with City Models in 1987, aged 19.
    More Details Hide Details Paul Marciano, president and creative director of Guess? Inc., came across her picture among composite cards of aspiring models and chose her to model with Estelle Lefébure in campaigns for Guess? jeans. Bruni subsequently worked for designers and fashion houses such as Christian Dior, Givenchy, Paco Rabanne, Sonia Rykiel, Christian Lacroix, Karl Lagerfeld, John Galliano, Yves Saint-Laurent, Shiatzy Chen, Chanel and Versace. By the 1990s, Bruni was among the 20 highest-paid fashion models, earning US$7.5 million in her peak year. While modeling, Bruni dated Eric Clapton, then Mick Jagger. On 11 April 2008, a 1993 nude photograph of Bruni taken during her modelling career sold at auction for US$91,000 (€65,093) – more than 60 times the expected price. She was a modeling subject of a 1999 trompe-l'œil wool-knit dress body painting by Joanne Gair that is included in Gair's second book, Body Painting: Masterpieces by Joanne Gair.
  • 1975
    Age 7
    The family moved to France in 1975, purportedly to escape the threat of kidnapping by the Red Brigades, a Communist terrorist group active in Italy in the 1970s and 1980s.
    More Details Hide Details Bruni grew up in France from the age of 7, and attended the boarding school Château Mont-Choisi in Lausanne, Switzerland. She went to Paris to study art and architecture, but left school at 19 to become a model. By her biological father, Bruni has a half-sister, Consuelo Remmert.
  • 1967
    Born on December 23, 1967.
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