06/12/2011 18:04 GMT

Top 5: Political and Celebrity Partnerships

Mayor of London Boris Johnson teamed up with pop star and ‘television personality’ Peter Andre to launch a new literacy and library at Shepherd’s Bush Library this week.

Andre and Johnson are one example of a long, long tradition of the worlds of celebrity and politics coming together, with varying degrees of embarrassment and success.

In light of the oddly-matched couple, see the slideshow below for a shortlist of other notable politician-celebrity partnerships, whether they were professional, romantic or otherwise.