Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy's lawyer Thierry Herzog leaves the Bordeaux's courthouse, in southwestern France, on November 15, 2012, after meeting the investigating judges as part of the so-called Bettencourt case. The case including allegations of tax evasion and illegal campaign funding caused embarrassment to Sarkozy's government, after L'Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt's former accountant revealed that right-wing UMP party had alledgedly received illegal funding. AFP PHOTO/ NICOLAS TUCAT
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy and his wife singer Carla Bruni attend 'Pianistic' Concert of singer Julien Clerc at at 29th Ramatuelle Festival : Day 4 on August 3, 2013 in Ramatuelle, France.
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy (L) and his wife Carla Bruni-Sarkozy pose in French impersonator Laurent Gerra's dressing room, while visiting Gerra following his one man show at Olympia hall on December 26, 2012 in Paris, France.