Bjork named most eccentric star

Bjork has been voted the world’s most eccentric star.

Bjork has been voted the world’s most eccentric star.

The Icelandic singer topped the list thanks to her weird and wonderful dress sense.

Her “swan dress” at the 2001 Oscars will go down in fashion history.

Bjork, 40, has also hit the headlines for her outrageous behaviour – including physically attacking a journalist in Bangkok Airport.

Former boxing champion Chris Eubank came second in the BBC poll.

David Icke, the ex-goalkeeper and self-proclaimed Son of God who believes the world is run by giant lizards, was third.

Dr Who actor and Little Britain narrator Tom Baker was in fourth place.

Fifth was Ozzy Osbourne, followed by racing pundit and Celebrity Big Brother housemate John McCririck.

Astronomer Patrick Moore, designer Vivienne Westwood, broadcaster Jimmy Savile and spoon-bender Uri Geller made up the top 10.

The top 20 included Elton John, comedian Ken Dodd and former Sex Pistol Johnny Rotten.

Nearly 6,000 people voted in the survey for the BBC’s Homes & Antiques magazine.

Editor Bernie Herlihy said: “Bjork’s eclectic fashion sense and amazing but quirky music secured her the top slot in our poll.

“Most of our top 20 eccentrics are unconventional in one way or another, and some are wonderfully lovable.”

The survey results are published in the February edition of Homes & Antiques.

Top 20

1 Bjork

2 Chris Eubank

3 David Icke

4 Tom Baker

5 Ozzy Osbourne

6 John McCririck

7 Patrick Moore

=8 Vivienne Westwood

=8 Sir Jimmy Savile

10 Uri Geller

11 Elton John

12 Clarissa Dickson-Wright

13 Ken Dodd

14 David Bellamy

15 Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall

16 Neil and Christine Hamilton

17 Zandra Rhodes

18 Adam Hart-Davies

19 Keith Floyd

20 Johnny Rotten

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