Sarkozy’s ex-wife sparks frenzy with 2012 biography
France’s celebrity gossip journalists have been rubbing their hands together in anticipation this week after Nicolas Sarkozy’s former wife opened up about life with the president, quickly followed by the news that she was planning to publish an autobiographical novel next year.
Weekly magazine Voici marvelled
that 2012 was not only the year of the French presidential election and the end of the world (according to the Mayas), but also the year that Cécilia Attias would “finally break her silence and dish the dirt on Sarkozy!”
The buzz was sparked by the “revelation” from Attias during a TV debate on Sunday evening that women used to throw themselves at Sarkozy even when she was there. “I saw women giving him their phone numbers even when I was next to him,” she told ABC’s Christiane Amanpour during a debate on gender and power on the network’s This Week show