Ex-first lady Bruni backs gay marriage, models for Vogue
- Published: 26 Nov 2012 at 09.41
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Former French first lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy backed controversial plans for France to legalise gay marriage in an interview with Vogue that sees the 44-year-old return to her supermodel roots.
Carla Bruni-Sarkozy in 2008 ©AFP PHOTO/ POOL / CARL DE SOUZA
French President Francois Hollande, who defeated Sarkozy in a May presidential election, is pushing plans to legalise same-sex marriage and adoption despite fierce opposition from Catholics and rightwing groups, including most of Sarkozy's UMP party.
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