Carla Bruni Is Expecting
Posted on Tue May 17, 2011 09:25 AM PDT

cbruni042709_05_X17200.jpgLOS ANGELES, California (X17online) - After three years of wedded bliss, France's president, Nicolas Sarkozy, 56, and Carla Bruni, 43, are expecting their first child.

Parl Sarkozy, Nicolas' father, told German newspaper Bild that his son and his daughter-in-law were having a baby.

"Neither wants to know the gender beforehand, but I'm certain it will be a girl, and beautiful like Carla," said Parl, 82.

In late April, the couple were spotted shopping for maternity clothes in Paris, which begun pregnancy rumors around the couple.

This will be the fourth child for the president. Sarkozy has three sons between from two previous marriages, ages of 25 and 13.

President Sarkozy's office has yes to comment.