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Is French First Couple irritating?

French First Lady Carla Bruni tops the poll of most irritating celebrity of the country while her husband Nicolas Sarkozy has been voted as one of France’s most irksome politicians.

entertainment Updated: Dec 31, 2010 17:22 IST

French First Lady Carla Bruni has been voted the country’s most irritating celebrity in a new poll.

The 43-year-old topped the list of media personalities that most got on French people’s nerves, with 52% of people saying they found her presence ‘highly grating’.

She was followed by veteran screen star Alain Delon on 47% and actor Gerard Depardieu on 46% in the Harris poll of 1,713 adults.


On top of that, the poll to find the country’s most annoying people found her husband Nicolas Sarkozy to be one of France’s most irksome politicians.

He was voted France’s fourth most unbearable politician, behind socialist presidential candidate Segolene Royal, interior minister Brice Hortefeux and National Front leader Jean-Marie Le Pen.

“This couple clearly have a lot of PR work to do for themselves over the next 12 months,” the

Daily Mail

quoted French daily

Le Parisien

as saying.

First Published: Dec 30, 2010 12:00 IST