The model wife: How Carla fell in love with a president and became his greatest asset
Not that she was ready to fade into the back ground and lose her identity within the role of first lady.
"I said to Nicolas, 'I cannot choose between you and my music, it's ridiculous. I'm not going to drop my job and iron my husband's shirts for the next four years'," she says.
"So of course he didn't ask me to choose, I decided to keep my job"