Baby Sarko on Way? Rumor Mill's Abuzz

Gossip mongers say Carli is pregnant
By Zach Samalin,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 12, 2008 11:25 AM CST
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(Newser) – Bloggers and tabloids in Europe are buzzing with rumors that French President Nicolas Sarkozy's fiancee is pregnant. According to the gossip mill, that's why he and Carli Bruni are getting hitched in February, a scant few months after launching their much ballyhooed love affair. A French website first reported the news, according to London's Daily Mail, although the item has since been pulled.

If true, the news won't sit well with Sarkozy's ex, Cecilia, who's unleashing venom on Sarkozy in upcoming books. In one, she calls him "ridiculous, badly behaved and not fit to be president," then refers to his girlfriends a "bunch of slappers." It's probably small consolation to the French leader that Cecilia lost a bid in court to have that particular book banned.