06/18/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Carla Bruni-Sarkozy Strolls Through Paris In Disguise

Ms Bruni, 41, said her life as the third wife of President Nicolas Sarkozy sometimes made 'normal' behaviour quite impossible, leading her to take these extraordinary measures.

In a magazine interview to be published tomorrow she says: 'When I go out shopping I disguise myself by putting on glasses and I change my voice.'

Those who have heard it say the 'new' voice of the model-turned-singer is 'funny and quite different to anything you normally hear'.

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