Rossendale model Agyness Deyn is 'most annoying'

Supermodel Agyness Deyn, from Rossendale, was named the most annoying person of 2008 by BBC3

Supermodel Agyness Deyn, from Rossendale, was named the most annoying person of 2008 by BBC3

First published in News Lancashire Telegraph: Photograph of the Author by , Reporter

EAST Lancashire supermodel Agyness Deyn has been voted the “most annoying” person of 2008 by a TV panel show.

The former Rossendale chip shop worker scooped the dubious prize on BBC Three’s celebrity review of the year, which counted down the 100 most irritating people of the year.

The 25-year-old, who is dating Strokes guitarist Albert Hammond Jr, beat off competition from Kerry Katona and Peaches Geldof.

Entertainment journalists and critics panned the Valley model for overexposure in newspapers, her fashion sense and recording a pop song.

But the mayor of Rossendale, Coun Christine Gill, leapt to the defence of the model.

She said: “Agyness is around the same age as my daughter and her brother came to a playgroup I ran. The whole family were really nice people. I wouldn’t describe them as annoying at all.

“Agyness has certainly put Rossendale on the map and we thank her for that. She has bought fame to the area and we wish her well for the future.”

While Deyn claimed top spot in the order, which was decided by the BBC, Bob Geldof’s daughter Peaches, was runner-up and Prime Minister Gordon Brown came third.

A series of guests gave their opinion on Agyness during a piece at the end of the show.

TV presenter Michelle De Swarte said: “She is just everywhere, you can’t get away from her.”

Despite coming out on top of a prestigious best-dressed list earlier this year, ahead of Kate Moss, Deyn’s choice of clothes was also poked fun at.

Her fashion sense was likened to eccentric 70-year-old TV personality Johnny Ball and Eastenders star Pat Butcher, while another described her as “dressing like my granddad”.

The model, whose real name is Laura Hollins, attended All Saints' RC High School, Rawtenstall, before going on to take A-levels at Bacup and Rawtenstall Grammar School.

She was spotted as a teenager while working at The Village Chippy, Stubbins.

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12:59pm Thu 1 Jan 09

Stormcock says...

Well she hasn't annoyed me. I'd never heard of her until now!
Well she hasn't annoyed me. I'd never heard of her until now! Stormcock
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1:06pm Thu 1 Jan 09

andy1 says...

Stormcock wrote:
Well she hasn't annoyed me. I'd never heard of her until now!
Funny neither have I but heard of Albert Hammond snr hes from Gibraltar and a well known song writer wrote for the likes of Tina Turner.
[quote][p][bold]Stormcock[/bold] wrote: Well she hasn't annoyed me. I'd never heard of her until now![/p][/quote]Funny neither have I but heard of Albert Hammond snr hes from Gibraltar and a well known song writer wrote for the likes of Tina Turner. andy1
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4:10pm Thu 1 Jan 09

duke bar says...

Good to see a lass from East Lancs anyoying the London big shots.

Well done Agyness long may it continue
Good to see a lass from East Lancs anyoying the London big shots. Well done Agyness long may it continue duke bar
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11:10pm Thu 1 Jan 09

Blondie says...

Agyness can't sing for toffee but then that is not her profession.

She is a brilliant model and is the new Kate Moss and has been for a long time.

She is worth millions and lives in New York.

I doubt very much she gives a fig about some daft TV poll.





































Agyness can't sing for toffee but then that is not her profession. She is a brilliant model and is the new Kate Moss and has been for a long time. She is worth millions and lives in New York. I doubt very much she gives a fig about some daft TV poll. Blondie
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10:43am Fri 2 Jan 09

Mike Costa says...

Blondie wrote:
Agyness can't sing for toffee but then that is not her profession. She is a brilliant model and is the new Kate Moss and has been for a long time. She is worth millions and lives in New York. I doubt very much she gives a fig about some daft TV poll.
Mike Costa says:

The new Kate Moss?
Am I correct in assuming that you are accusing her of taking copious amouts of drugs and hanging about with a waster ex-musician?
That's a bit harsh isn't it?
[quote][p][bold]Blondie[/bold] wrote: Agyness can't sing for toffee but then that is not her profession. She is a brilliant model and is the new Kate Moss and has been for a long time. She is worth millions and lives in New York. I doubt very much she gives a fig about some daft TV poll. [/p][/quote]Mike Costa says: The new Kate Moss? Am I correct in assuming that you are accusing her of taking copious amouts of drugs and hanging about with a waster ex-musician? That's a bit harsh isn't it? Mike Costa
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9:58am Sat 3 Jan 09

Blondie says...

The new Kate Moss?


I was referring to her professional career.

What a person does in their private life is entirely up to themselves.
[quote] The new Kate Moss? [/quote] I was referring to her professional career. What a person does in their private life is entirely up to themselves. Blondie
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7:22pm Sun 4 Jan 09

pocketdragon says...

blondie, i'd seriously consider putting you second place for most annoying person....
wind your neck in!!!
blondie, i'd seriously consider putting you second place for most annoying person.... wind your neck in!!! pocketdragon
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9:10pm Sun 4 Jan 09

Blondie says...

pocketdragon wrote:
blondie, i'd seriously consider putting you second place for most annoying person.... wind your neck in!!!
That's brilliant news. Thanks i am very pleased.
[quote][p][bold]pocketdragon[/bold] wrote: blondie, i'd seriously consider putting you second place for most annoying person.... wind your neck in!!![/p][/quote]That's brilliant news. Thanks i am very pleased. Blondie
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1:25am Tue 6 Jan 09

Para Handy says...

Mike Costa wrote:
Blondie wrote: Agyness can't sing for toffee but then that is not her profession. She is a brilliant model and is the new Kate Moss and has been for a long time. She is worth millions and lives in New York. I doubt very much she gives a fig about some daft TV poll.
Mike Costa says: The new Kate Moss? Am I correct in assuming that you are accusing her of taking copious amouts of drugs and hanging about with a waster ex-musician? That's a bit harsh isn't it?
To make such a twisted comment makes me wonder if you have a personality disorder!
[quote][p][bold]Mike Costa[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Blondie[/bold] wrote: Agyness can't sing for toffee but then that is not her profession. She is a brilliant model and is the new Kate Moss and has been for a long time. She is worth millions and lives in New York. I doubt very much she gives a fig about some daft TV poll. [/p][/quote]Mike Costa says: The new Kate Moss? Am I correct in assuming that you are accusing her of taking copious amouts of drugs and hanging about with a waster ex-musician? That's a bit harsh isn't it?[/p][/quote]To make such a twisted comment makes me wonder if you have a personality disorder! Para Handy
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10:13am Tue 6 Jan 09

Blondie says...

LOL.
Para Handy your comment gave me a good laugh.
LOL. Para Handy your comment gave me a good laugh. Blondie
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9:07am Wed 7 Jan 09

Mike Costa says...

Para Handy wrote:
Mike Costa wrote:
Blondie wrote: Agyness can't sing for toffee but then that is not her profession. She is a brilliant model and is the new Kate Moss and has been for a long time. She is worth millions and lives in New York. I doubt very much she gives a fig about some daft TV poll.
Mike Costa says: The new Kate Moss? Am I correct in assuming that you are accusing her of taking copious amouts of drugs and hanging about with a waster ex-musician? That's a bit harsh isn't it?
To make such a twisted comment makes me wonder if you have a personality disorder!
Mike Costa says:

You may well be correct. However, I don't need to hide behind a false name, or write blogs in the middle of the night.
Maybe you have problems too
[quote][p][bold]Para Handy[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Mike Costa[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Blondie[/bold] wrote: Agyness can't sing for toffee but then that is not her profession. She is a brilliant model and is the new Kate Moss and has been for a long time. She is worth millions and lives in New York. I doubt very much she gives a fig about some daft TV poll. [/p][/quote]Mike Costa says: The new Kate Moss? Am I correct in assuming that you are accusing her of taking copious amouts of drugs and hanging about with a waster ex-musician? That's a bit harsh isn't it?[/p][/quote]To make such a twisted comment makes me wonder if you have a personality disorder![/p][/quote]Mike Costa says: You may well be correct. However, I don't need to hide behind a false name, or write blogs in the middle of the night. Maybe you have problems too Mike Costa
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3:49pm Wed 7 Jan 09

Para Handy says...

Mike Costa....In the middle of the night I am working and I don't hide behind a false name either! How very dare you, I am who I am! We've only your word that you're Mike Costa!
I'm having a day off from a busy schedule so I've come on here to read the comments, to respond and to say blog off to you!
Mike Costa....In the middle of the night I am working and I don't hide behind a false name either! How very dare you, I am who I am! We've only your word that you're Mike Costa! I'm having a day off from a busy schedule so I've come on here to read the comments, to respond and to say blog off to you! Para Handy
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6:47pm Wed 7 Jan 09

Mike Costa says...

Mike Costa says:

I am, sadly, old enough to remember the programme in which Para Handy was a character.
I remember him as an Arran Sweater wearing old seadog. That is the picture I have of you in my mind.
Whereas, I am a suave, sophisticated man about town who would be only too glad to provide you with my email address to prove my identity, if you would do the same.
Bluff called or what?
Mike Costa says: I am, sadly, old enough to remember the programme in which Para Handy was a character. I remember him as an Arran Sweater wearing old seadog. That is the picture I have of you in my mind. Whereas, I am a suave, sophisticated man about town who would be only too glad to provide you with my email address to prove my identity, if you would do the same. Bluff called or what? Mike Costa
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10:29pm Wed 7 Jan 09

Para Handy says...

Why would I need to have the email address of an egotistical old thing like you? If you were chocolate you would eat yourself!
Why would I need to have the email address of an egotistical old thing like you? If you were chocolate you would eat yourself! Para Handy
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8:30am Thu 8 Jan 09

Mike Costa says...

Para Handy wrote:
Why would I need to have the email address of an egotistical old thing like you? If you were chocolate you would eat yourself!
Mike Costa says:

Yummy !!
[quote][p][bold]Para Handy[/bold] wrote: Why would I need to have the email address of an egotistical old thing like you? If you were chocolate you would eat yourself! [/p][/quote]Mike Costa says: Yummy !! Mike Costa
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11:41am Thu 8 Jan 09

Mika Costa says...

Mike,
You could put any name on your email...it doesn't prove that is your real name....and i am sure Para Handy is wise enough to know that there is no point in calling your bluff!!
Mike, You could put any name on your email...it doesn't prove that is your real name....and i am sure Para Handy is wise enough to know that there is no point in calling your bluff!! Mika Costa
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11:45am Thu 8 Jan 09

Mika Costa says...

Mike,
Para Handy doesn't need to call your bluff because anyone can stick any name on an email address just like your profile on here.
I am sure Para Handy is wise to this.
You would eat yourself? Yuk..pass the sick bucket......quick
Mike, Para Handy doesn't need to call your bluff because anyone can stick any name on an email address just like your profile on here. I am sure Para Handy is wise to this. You would eat yourself? Yuk..pass the sick bucket......quick Mika Costa
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12:09pm Thu 8 Jan 09

Debbie Harry says...

Too late....i have just been sick.
Too late....i have just been sick. Debbie Harry
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12:43am Fri 9 Jan 09

Para Handy says...

Imagine Mike Cost eating himself.....not easy in a straight jacket!
Imagine Mike Cost eating himself.....not easy in a straight jacket! Para Handy
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12:46am Fri 9 Jan 09

Para Handy says...

Imagine Mike Costa eating himself.....not easy in a straight jacket!
Imagine Mike Costa eating himself.....not easy in a straight jacket! Para Handy
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10:20am Sat 10 Jan 09

Blondie says...

Para Handy wrote:
Imagine Mike Costa eating himself.....not easy in a straight jacket!
Really Para Handy you are such a joker, funny though.
[quote][p][bold]Para Handy[/bold] wrote: Imagine Mike Costa eating himself.....not easy in a straight jacket![/p][/quote]Really Para Handy you are such a joker, funny though. Blondie
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11:11pm Sat 10 Jan 09

Para Handy says...

Mike Costa...how are you feeling you old suave sophisticated man about town...when you're out your straight jacket that is?
Just wondered if you'd licked yourself into chocolate heaven...I do hope not!
Mike Costa...how are you feeling you old suave sophisticated man about town...when you're out your straight jacket that is? Just wondered if you'd licked yourself into chocolate heaven...I do hope not! Para Handy
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6:03pm Sun 11 Jan 09

Blondie says...

Me too.
Me too. Blondie
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