But this mkadame here surprised me: Carla Bruni.
Quelque un mea dit contains mostly songs in French with unexpected Italian twists every once in a while. The album is musically fine work (for a bimbomodel), she has a low, sultry voice (the only vocal comparison that comes to mind is Sade), Bruni actually plays the guitar too, and most of the songs on her album are quite pleasing.
Video: Carla Bruni
Following months of speculation, in a television interview broadcast on 23 November 2009, Bruni revealed that she had accepted a role in a forthcoming Woody Allen film. She admitted her reasoning for embarking on the Paris production; "I'm not an actress at all. Perhaps I'll be completely hopeless but I can't miss an opportunity like this one. When I'm a grandmother I'd like to be able to say I made a film with Woody Allen."
The film, Midnight in Paris, was released in 2011; Bruni appeared as a guide at the Musée Rodin, who discusses sculptor Auguste Rodin with the leading characters.
In January 2010, she was named in Tatler’s top 10 best-dressed list