publication date: Tuesday, September 23, 2008 (part of Round XXXVI)
clue: Is she a model or a musician? Italian or French? Wife or mistress? One thing is clear: She's a born celebrity.
explanation: Italian-born Bruni was a fashion model and musician who married French president Nicolas Sarkozy in 2007 after a string of romances and affairs. more…
solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Joanna Woods, Matthew Preston, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Aaron Shurtleff, Jerry Mathis, Tony Peters, Megan Baxter, Sarah Kyle, Walter Chesser, Mihai Rusu, Shawn Brandt, and Samuel Franklin