05/01/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Salma Hayek's Husband Pinault Mobbed By Angry French Workers

Angry workers facing the sack blocked French billionaire Francois-Henri Pinault in a taxi in central Paris on Tuesday before riot police came and cleared the road of protesters, officials and police said.

Pinault, chief executive of retail and luxury group PPR (PRTP.PA), was trapped in the car by staff from two stores owned by his firm that have recently announced up to 1,200 job cuts for their French operations.

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