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Posted at 09:26 AM ET, 05/17/2011

Arts Post It: France’s First Lady Carla Bruni is Pregnant; Outer Critics Circle Award Winners Announced

French First lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy meets children as she visits the Paris' book fair on March 18, 2011 in Paris. (Photo credit should read LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/Getty Images) (LIONEL BONAVENTURE - AFP/GETTY IMAGES)
Due Payment: The auction of convicted HealthSouth executive Richard Scrushy’s art collection netted $672,000 at Freeman’s auction house in Philadelphia; the proceeds will go to his former company and its shareholders. (Washington Post)

With Child: French First Lady Carla Bruni’s father-in-law Pal Sarkozy confirmed reports that the former supermodel is pregnant. (Washington Post) (Huffington Post)

Anchoring: Anderson Cooper will host the Council of Fashion Designers of America Awards in June. (New York Magazine)

Beauty and the Thief: A report examines the recent trend in robberies that target costly human hair extensions, not cash. (New York Times)

Falling into Place: Models tumbled down the catwalk at Naomi Campbell’s Fashion for Relief fund-raiser in Cannes, which raised money for victims in Japan. (Telegraph)

Wonder Women: Female film directors are in the spotlight at Cannes, with four women, a record number, showing films in the competition. (Associated Press)

Winners’ Circle: The Outer Critics Circle Award winners, which honor the best in Broadway and Off-Broadway theatre, were announced yesterday, with War Horse and The Book of Mormon receiving top awards. (

Brokedown Palaces: The Archaeological Museum of Iran is one of Iran’s many museums in need of restoration. Experts worry that that valuable pieces could deteriorate. (Financial Times)

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