Is Carla Bruni pregnant again?

That's the rumor flying around the French tabloids. If true, it'll be the 44-year-old former model's second child with ex French President Nicolas Sarkozy, 56; the pair is already parents to Giulia, who's only eight months old. Bruni also has an 11-year-old son from a previous relationship. Sarkozy has two sons from his first marriage and a 13-year-old son from his second marriage.

Closer, a French tabloid, has a source who claims that Bruni is expecting her third child. Photos of the couple leaving the Regina Hotel in Paris on Thursday fueled the gossip mill even further, as Bruni's white sweater seemed to reveal a hint of a baby bump. (Although, Bruni's so slender that a hearty breakfast could probably give her the same effect.)

Bruni's husband stepped down as president of France on May 15th, as Francois Hollande and his companion Valerie Trierweiler took over the duties at Elysee Palace. If the rumors are true, at least the couple will have ample time to prep for baby number two.

But since the Bruni baby watch is still just French tabloid fodder, we're going to take the rumors with a huge grain of fleur de sel. But check out the photos below... do you think Carla's sporting a baby bump?

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  • Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy (C) and his wife Carla Bruni-Sarkozy (2ndR) leave the Regina Hotel in Paris on June 28, 2012 after a meeting with Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi. The Nobel Peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi -- who spent almost two decades under house arrest for her freedom struggle -- has been cheered by crowds and leaders on her five-nation tour, her first visit to Europe in a quarter-century. AFP PHOTO / KENZO TRIBOUILLARD (Photo credit should read KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP/GettyImages)

  • Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy (C) and his wife Carla Bruni-Sarkozy (2ndR) leave the Regina Hotel in Paris on June 28, 2012 after a meeting with Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi. The Nobel Peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi -- who spent almost two decades under house arrest for her freedom struggle -- has been cheered by crowds and leaders on her five-nation tour, her first visit to Europe in a quarter-century. AFP PHOTO / KENZO TRIBOUILLARD (Photo credit should read KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP/GettyImages)

  • Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy (C) and his wife Carla Bruni-Sarkozy (2ndR) leave the Regina Hotel in Paris on June 28, 2012 after a meeting with Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi. The Nobel Peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi -- who spent almost two decades under house arrest for her freedom struggle -- has been cheered by crowds and leaders on her five-nation tour, her first visit to Europe in a quarter-century. AFP PHOTO / KENZO TRIBOUILLARD (Photo credit should read KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP/GettyImages)

  • Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy (C) and his wife Carla Bruni-Sarkozy (2ndR) leave the Regina Hotel in Paris on June 28, 2012 after a meeting with Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi. The Nobel Peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi -- who spent almost two decades under house arrest for her freedom struggle -- has been cheered by crowds and leaders on her five-nation tour, her first visit to Europe in a quarter-century. AFP PHOTO / KENZO TRIBOUILLARD (Photo credit should read KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP/GettyImages)

  • Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy (C) and his wife Carla Bruni-Sarkozy (2ndR) leave the Regina Hotel in Paris on June 28, 2012 after a meeting with Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi. The Nobel Peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi -- who spent almost two decades under house arrest for her freedom struggle -- has been cheered by crowds and leaders on her five-nation tour, her first visit to Europe in a quarter-century. AFP PHOTO / KENZO TRIBOUILLARD (Photo credit should read KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP/GettyImages)

  • Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy (C) and his wife Carla Bruni-Sarkozy (2ndR) leave the Regina Hotel in Paris on June 28, 2012 after a meeting with Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi. The Nobel Peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi -- who spent almost two decades under house arrest for her freedom struggle -- has been cheered by crowds and leaders on her five-nation tour, her first visit to Europe in a quarter-century. AFP PHOTO / KENZO TRIBOUILLARD (Photo credit should read KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP/GettyImages)

  • Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy (C) and his wife Carla Bruni-Sarkozy (2ndR) leave the Regina Hotel in Paris on June 28, 2012 after a meeting with Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi. The Nobel Peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi -- who spent almost two decades under house arrest for her freedom struggle -- has been cheered by crowds and leaders on her five-nation tour, her first visit to Europe in a quarter-century. AFP PHOTO / KENZO TRIBOUILLARD (Photo credit should read KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP/GettyImages)

  • Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy (C) and his wife Carla Bruni-Sarkozy (2ndR) leave the Regina Hotel in Paris on June 28, 2012 after a meeting with Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi. The Nobel Peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi -- who spent almost two decades under house arrest for her freedom struggle -- has been cheered by crowds and leaders on her five-nation tour, her first visit to Europe in a quarter-century. AFP PHOTO / KENZO TRIBOUILLARD (Photo credit should read KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP/GettyImages)

  • Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy (C) and his wife Carla Bruni-Sarkozy (2ndR) leave the Regina Hotel in Paris on June 28, 2012 after a meeting with Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi. The Nobel Peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi -- who spent almost two decades under house arrest for her freedom struggle -- has been cheered by crowds and leaders on her five-nation tour, her first visit to Europe in a quarter-century. AFP PHOTO / KENZO TRIBOUILLARD (Photo credit should read KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP/GettyImages)

  • Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy (C) and his wife Carla Bruni-Sarkozy (2ndR) leave the Regina Hotel in Paris on June 28, 2012 after a meeting with Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi. The Nobel Peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi -- who spent almost two decades under house arrest for her freedom struggle -- has been cheered by crowds and leaders on her five-nation tour, her first visit to Europe in a quarter-century. AFP PHOTO / KENZO TRIBOUILLARD (Photo credit should read KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP/GettyImages)

  • Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy (C) and his wife Carla Bruni-Sarkozy (2ndR) leave the Regina Hotel in Paris on June 28, 2012 after a meeting with Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi. The Nobel Peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi -- who spent almost two decades under house arrest for her freedom struggle -- has been cheered by crowds and leaders on her five-nation tour, her first visit to Europe in a quarter-century. AFP PHOTO / KENZO TRIBOUILLARD (Photo credit should read KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP/GettyImages)

  • Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy (C) and his wife Carla Bruni-Sarkozy (2ndR) leave the Regina Hotel in Paris on June 28, 2012 after a meeting with Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi. The Nobel Peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi -- who spent almost two decades under house arrest for her freedom struggle -- has been cheered by crowds and leaders on her five-nation tour, her first visit to Europe in a quarter-century. AFP PHOTO / KENZO TRIBOUILLARD (Photo credit should read KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP/GettyImages)

  • Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy (C) and his wife Carla Bruni-Sarkozy (2ndR) leave the Regina Hotel in Paris on June 28, 2012 after a meeting with Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi. The Nobel Peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi -- who spent almost two decades under house arrest for her freedom struggle -- has been cheered by crowds and leaders on her five-nation tour, her first visit to Europe in a quarter-century. AFP PHOTO / KENZO TRIBOUILLARD (Photo credit should read KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP/GettyImages)

  • Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy (C) and his wife Carla Bruni-Sarkozy (2ndR) leave the Regina Hotel in Paris on June 28, 2012 after a meeting with Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi. The Nobel Peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi -- who spent almost two decades under house arrest for her freedom struggle -- has been cheered by crowds and leaders on her five-nation tour, her first visit to Europe in a quarter-century. AFP PHOTO / KENZO TRIBOUILLARD (Photo credit should read KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP/GettyImages)

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