Sarkozy sues magazine over 'fake' text - Press Gazette

Sarkozy sues magazine over 'fake' text

French president Nicolas Sarkozy has started legal action for forgery against centre-left magazine Le Nouvel Observateur for reporting on its website the alleged contents of a text message sent from Sarkozy to his ex-wife, reports the Independent.

Sarkozy’s lawyers said the alleged text, in which Sarkozy begged his former wife to return to him eight days before he wedded pop-star Carla Bruni last weekend, was a ‘fabrication’ and a ‘forgery’.

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