German First Lady, Bettina Wulff
Bettina Wulff the new First Lady of Germany, caused Internet sensation after her husband, Christian Wulff has become president, an honorary basis over Berlin. Tall, blond, elegant and with a butterfly-shaped tattoo on her right shoulder, Bettina Wulff, aged 36, has attracted media attention since her husband Christian Wulff was premier of Lower Saxony,and now elected as president of Germany.
As Director of Communications,Bettina met her husband , who is 15 years older than she is,in a trip, four years ago when she was working for Continental, the tire manufacturer. To marry Bettina, Christian Wulff ended a marriage of 18 years .
After Christian Wulff took over the presidency of Germany Bettina name is associated by the German press with Carla Bruni, wife of President Nicolas Sarkozy, and that of Michelle Obama, wife of U.S. President. ”Will become Bettina the new Michelle Obama of Germany ?” Asks the magazine Bunte.
In recent days, the press has published numerous photos with new German lady, wearing an elegant black dress. ”Wulff has taken the best decision of his life, by choice that he did,” wrote the daily Die Zeit, which does not avoid to mention the charm of the new first lady.
Before the divorce, Christian Wulff was deemed “perfect husband.” Premier of Lower Saxony starting from 2003, Wulff, Catholic, did not hesitate to be photographed with his first wife, lawyer, and their daughter, offering traditional family image. The decision to divorce and to marry a much younger woman should have cost him dearly among conservative voters. ”However, Christian Wulff and Bettina Körner had no problem,” notes the magazine Stern. ”Wulff was ready for this step in the summer of 2006 when it began to appear publicly with his new girlfriend and later announced that the first marriages end,” Stern added.
Christian and Bettina were married in 2008 and have a baby together. Mother to a daughter from a previous connection, Bettina continued to work in communication. ”We have a very modern wife, recognized the new president of Germany. Despite the position they occupy now, he intends to go with his wife next month in Hanover, for the concert of the rock band U2.11