Sarkozy Gave Obama a $450 Bathrobe Among $40,000 Worth of Extravagances

Maggie Lange · 04/26/13 09:37AM

Making couple friends seems like a social headache. There are many chances for things to backfire. Each person has to like, or at least tolerate, three other people. It's much more complicated than a forming one-on-one friendship, for sure. But, the payoff seems like a fun assurance of double-dates for always, so it's easy to understand the effort on the part of Nicolas Sarkozy and Carla Bruni to woo over their desired couple friends, the Obamas.

Do You Recognize These Baby Bumps?

Leah Beckmann · 08/29/11 06:52PM

We saw a great many special things last night on MTV's Video Music Awards, but the highlight of the evening came at the end of Beyonce's performance of "Love on Top," when she opened her blazer and revealed her baby bump.

Carla Bruni: Oui, I'm Pregnant

Maureen O'Connor · 07/15/11 11:29AM

Just in case you feared the giant swell in her belly was a tumor, Carla Bruni-Sarkozy has finally confirmed her pregnancy. The French first lady and anal play enthusiast says she doesn't know the gender, and did not specify how many months along she is. Tabloids speculate her fetus is a week or two shy of six months. I'm not sure how they reached such a specific date, but suspect it had something to do with a hacked cellphone hidden under a mattress. Unless Nicolas Sarkozy's sympathy bump gave it away. [People, image via Getty]

Kim Kardashian's Engagement Ring: $2 Million and 20.5 Carats

Maureen O'Connor · 05/25/11 11:40AM

Kim Kardashian's giant boyfriend gives her a giant diamond. A Victoria's Secret model gets a DUI, kicks a cop, and escapes an L.A. jailhouse. Kellan Lutz rejects Britney Spears. Wednesday gossip attracts magpies.

Carla Bruni May Be Pregnant

Brian Moylan · 04/26/11 11:20AM

Carla Bruni-Sarkozy, the former model turned singer turned French first lady, is pregnant with her second child, according to several French newspapers. The Élysée Palace, which is French for White House, has refused to comment because it's a "personal matter." You know what what means, don't you? The 43-year-old will be popping out the president's son in no time. It will be her second child and Nicolas Sarkozy's fourth, but their first together. It's like Le Bunch du Brady.

Midnight in Paris: Americans, a Broad

Richard Lawson · 03/28/11 01:35PM

Here's a trailer for Woody Allen's latest European romp, Midnight in Paris, a comedy about Owen Wilson staggering through the streets of the world's prettiest city while feeling jealous about his wife, Rachel McAdams. You see, his wife is, in typical Allenian (Allenic?) fashion, infatuated with a worldly intellectual, played by Michael Sheen (McAdams' real-life beau). What is one to do?

Lindsay Lohan Too High to Realize Everyone Is Making Fun of Her

Maureen O'Connor · 04/02/10 07:00AM

The walking tragedy that is LiLo takes a turn for the cringe-worthy. Charlie Sheen wants to quit his TV show. Michael Douglas laments his wilting libido. Tiger's kindergarten teacher has Gloria Allred on retainer and "feelings" to "express." TGIFriday gossip.