Carla Bruni has claimed in a new interview that women don't need to be feminist in her generation.
The former French first lady, who has been throwing herself into home life with husband Nicolas Sarkozy after he lost the election earlier this year, suggested a woman's place is in the home during the chat.
She told Vogue magazine: “We don’t need to be feminist in my generation.”
“I’m not at all an active feminist. On the contrary, I’m a bourgeois. I love family life, I love doing the same thing every day.”
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The 44-year-old former supermodel went on to reveal that while she loves her life with her family, she doesn't always have the same views as her husband.
Speaking about her views on gay marriage, she told the publication: “I’m rather in favour of homosexual marriage and adoption.
"I’ve lots of friends – women and men – who are in this situation and I don’t see anything unstable or perverse in homo-parental families."
The full interview with Carla Bruni appears in Vogue magazine, out December 1.
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