Thursday, February 7, 2008

On a lighter note....

Report: Tom Jones has chest hair insured
Tuesday, February 5th 2008, 1:04 PM

It's Not Unusual ... it's really unusual.

Ageless heartthrob Sir Tom Jones has reportedly insured his chest hair for almost $7 million.
Though the 67-year-old crooner's management told a British tabloid that Jones has been "working far too hard in the recording studio" for such frivolity, media reports have confirmed the policy was taken out with the world-renowned Lloyd's of London.
The prestigious insurance house has a history of catering to strange celebrity requests.
Lloyd's of London has insured the legs of Fred Astaire, Angie Dickinson, and supermodel Heidi Klum, the hands of pianist Liberace and the fingers of Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards. The most famous rear end in the world - the one belonging to Jennifer Lopez - is also said to be insured by the London-based insurance house.
On its Web site, Lloyd's of London boasted that the storied firm issued coverage of a celebrity's chest hair in 2006.
"Admittedly, this is one of the most obscure requests I've had – but I still came up with a wording that addressed the need," underwriter John Thomas said at the time.


Leighann said...

I friggen loved Tom Jones until he went and had plastic surgery. Now his facial expression is a constant look of being whacked in the back of the head with a shovel!

Jay said...

That's just stupid. I can understand Liberace's fingers or Hiedi Klum's legs cause those have special talents and are unique in their brilliance. But, chest hair? Anybody can grow chest hair.

And even if he falls asleep in tanning bed all his hair is burned off, the hair will grow back.

The Mountain Cat said...

How does an insurance company underwrite such a policy?
Is there a risk matrix guideline for this?
Is there a precedence for a chest hair insurance?
One thing is for sure, the Geico gecko has no hair so he would not be a good spokes lizard for this!

Dana said...

Tom Jones ... EEEUUUWWWW!

Karen said...

Uh, Jay, not everyone can grow chest hair. I mean, I have been trying for years now and it just never happens.

I love Tom Jones though.

Anonymous said...

Tom Jones???? I will have to google him.

JerseyTjej said...

ER, Jay? Liberace's fingers are gone...And as for Klum's are probably still waiting for Giselle to run naked through Midtown Manhattan!

Doc said...

This is very humorous !!

The Mama Bear said...

What talent, supreme gift does his chest hair provide?????
Man is ugly, old, and seriously I would never throw my panties at him.