François Hollande’s journalist girlfriend Valérie Trierweiler has been described as his “lucky charm". What about Nicolas Sarkozy’s wife, beauty-turned-Botox queen Carla Bruni? Is she a hindrance or a help to his campaign?
When Carla Bruni-Sarkozy told the BBC this week that the French didn’t find her pregnancy interesting, we thought she was being modest. Take a look at the response from French web users however, and it’s all too clear.