Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has raised eyebrows – and a few temperatures – in Westminster and with an admission of a very personal nature.
Speaking to Channel 4 News, Mr Corbyn, 68, admitted in a frank conversation with presenter Krishnan Guru-Murthy that he’s “had a Prince Albert” since his late twenties.
A Prince Albert piercing is where a ring is pierced through the urethra which then exits through the top of the penis shaft – just below the head.
Sexual partners of those with the piercing are at risk of complications during oral sex such as chipped teeth and swallowing bacteria-ridden hardened smegma deposits which can come loose and pose a choking hazard .
The Prince Albert piercing is popular in the gay community where it’s often seen as an indication of submissiveness.
Mr Corbyn seemed proud to admit the existence of his long-held genital adornment but no doubt many people will be quite surprised.
One Labour source who didn’t want to be named said: “There are several rumours about Jeremy’s fondness for body mods”.
He went onto say that Mr Corbyn is also rumoured to have “several tattoos adoring his torso and legs including one just above his hip of Debbie Harry”.
Mr Corbyn was today campaigning in London where he met with Labour supporters who were holding an organic coffee morning and ‘knit-a-thon’ to make jumpers for injured beavers.