03/18/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Carla Bruni: Working With My Husband "Would Be Hell"

"How can anyone imagine that my husband is a yes-man who lets himself be influenced!" the Italian-born Bruni-Sarkozy said in an interview with Friday's edition of Elle magazine.

"In a couple, each partner has personal influence over the other but I don't have any political influence on my husband. Fortunately, because that would be hell!"

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