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Nul Points

by | 2nd, June 2003

‘VERY few people in history have polled zero per cent of the popular vote. The man who stood against Saddam Hussein springs to mind as do Eurovision’s Jemini.

Next year’s Eurovision entry

But we have a new name to top the list: Prince Edward.

The Mirror has seen the results of an ITV survey to find which Royal the public likes best, and, that’s right, Eddie scored nul points.

That’s bad, but it gets far worse for Eddie when we see that he is less popular than Prince William (who claimed first place with 34% of the vote), Prince Andrew (5%) and Prince Philip (4%).

How ironic it is that the one member of the Royal Family to pursue a populist agenda theatre, It’s A Knockout, TV productions about granny should be the least popular.

But the reinvention of Edward has already begun in the Mail, where the paper interviews one of his old flames, the woman who had a ”two-year affair” with the lady-killing prince all-singing, all-dancing Ruthie Henshall.

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