Carla Bruni and Paul McCartney's TV gig

by Carla Bevan

Carla Bruni at the Guildhall state banquet

Carla Bruni is set to make her British TV singing debut on the popular music show Later with Jools Holland, however, France's First Lady is having to share the limelight with Paul McCartney and isn't even getting first billing on the programme.

McCartney is set to headline September's show with the first performance of The Fireman - his new collaboration with producer Youth - a song being described as 'Arcade Fire meets Led Zeppelin'.

Bruni, meanwhile, will sing pieces from her latest album, Comme se de Rien n'etati.

Her much anticipated performance isn't the only reason Carla's in the news this week: recent holiday photographs of her husband, Nicolas Sarkozy, patting her stomach have led to reports she's expecting a baby. The couple have made no secret of their desire for a child together, but a spokesperson for the Palace would not confirm or deny the latest reports.

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