Sarkozy sparks ridicule after photo shows him towering over wife

Paris Match cover shows ex-president head and shoulders above his wife Carla Bruni-Sarkozy despite fact she is almost 10cm taller than him.

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Nicolas Sarkozy, France’s diminutive ex-president, has prompted national mirth after he was featured towering over his tall supermodel wife Carla on the front cover of this week’s Paris Match magazine, reports The Telegraph.