If the Brits cornered the irony market, French folks are doing quite well with sarcasm, as this article on the man they love to hate now shows. They also know about the doings of that "mammoth of French cinema":
Now France eagerly awaits to see where Depardieu will surface next. In an exclusive, the Fuss in France has learned the next two destinations on Depardieu's magical autocrat tour:Not bad.
Sunny Sudan, where he will be sworn in as Governor of Darfur and get his own oil pipeline, and thriving North Korea, where he will soon serve as supreme commander of the navy and receive an only slightly used satellite-cum-ballistic-missile.
Russians, meanwhile, don't seem to fall in love with their new compatriot. There is a lot of funny takes on the mammoth gratefully accepting the Russian passport. Like that one:
"This is you motherland now, son," says the capture.
And this is the only one without unprintable words...