While accompanying her husband, Nicolas Sarkozy, traveling to New York during his mandate as President, Carla Bruni thwarted the surveillance of the American "Secret Service" in the middle of the night.

The former First Lady recounts this moment on Europe 1, Sunday.


Making the wall, presidential version: while she was accompanying her husband, Nicolas Sarkozy, during a trip to New York, Carla Bruni managed to escape from the hotel where the presidential couple was staying, there are more than ten years.

At the microphone of Europe 1, Sunday, she describes this embarrassing night escapade for the security attributed to the French head of state and his wife.

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"It was night, my man had fallen asleep quietly," said the former First Lady of this moment which took place at the Carlyle Hotel in New York, in the very posh Upper district. East Side.

"There were a lot of things to do during the day. I don't know where the

Secret Service

men had gone

. There were usually five on the landing of the hotel room and there was no one there. ", is still surprised the wife of Nicolas Sarkozy, tried since this week for" corruption "and" influence peddling "in the case of" tapping ".

"It was my lucky day"

"I took the elevator and went downstairs. In the lobby, there was no one, whereas there were usually twenty guys with earphones. In front of the hotel, there was no one . I deduced that it was my lucky day. "

The singer then took the opportunity to run on Madison Avenue, as she recently confided to

Paris Match 

(media of the Lagardère group, like Europe 1).

"I was 14 again!"

The return to the hotel caused a funny scene around the ex-model.


Secret Service


were there when I got home. And when they saw me come out of the elevator, it was a great moment of dismay", she laughs today at the microphone of Isabelle Morizet.