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Tom Jones’s Million-Dollar Chest Hair
Status: Urban legend reported as newsLast week the Daily Mirror reported that 67-year-old singer Tom Jones had insured his chest hair for £3.5million:
The story was soon picked up by other media outlets including AOL, Fox News, and the Miami Herald.
I remember seeing the headline and thinking it sounded odd, but I figured it was a publicity stunt. Turns out it's not even that. David Emery of About.com has debunked the report. He writes:
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uhh... Tom Jones' moles, body hair and his 67-year old, thrusting scuttlebutt is not my idea of a fun time, but I'm no old lady ready to throw my undies at the drop of his sans-a-belts. Forgive me, Geriatra, I just couldn't take anymorePosted by Hairy Houdini on Wed Feb 13, 2008 at 12:15 AM
That's completely crazy - why does it need insurance, it's not like he will loose it !?Posted by Emo on Mon Mar 10, 2008 at 12:31 PM