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Thursday's Quote of the Day

09:20 UK time, Thursday, 12 February 2009

"How could you have stayed eight years with a man who has such ridiculous calves?" - Nicolas Sarkozy to Carla Bruni on the night they met, dissing her ex Mick Jagger.

jaggersarkozy_run203.jpgThis is but one of the theatrical lines with which the French president wooed the Italian model-turned-singer/songwriter, according to an eyewitness account by Jacques Séguéla, who invited the pair on a blind date at his home. One hopes the Rolling Stone, left in this picture, will not lose too much sleep over this insult.
More details (The Times)

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