It’s not to the level of Richard Gere’s encounter with a gerbil, but this is a great celebrity rumor:
Have you ever heard the legend about Rod Stewart passing out on stage? He was subsequently taken to the hospital and had his stomach pumped. From within his stomach, they allegedly siphoned many ounces of fresh semen, enough to fill a pint glass. A mug of c*m! (Via)
First off, how is Mug of C*m not the name of some terrible doom metal band? As for the rumor itself, it’s been attributed to essentially every slightly flamboyant-yet-straight rock star ever, including Mick Jagger and David Bowie, as well as pop singers like Britney Spears, and is funny, but untrue. According to my main man Goo G. Le, the average male “lets loose” approximately one teaspoon per “y’know,” and considering a pint is 96 teaspoons, it’d take one seaman after another to…well, you can see where this is going.
The urban legend is often attributed to Rod Stewart, as seen above, so when the former Faces singer (let’s not talk about his solo career, please) stopped by Katie Couric’s cleverly named talk show, Katie, to chat about his equally ingeniously titled memoir, Rod: The Autobiography, Couric asked Stewart for his side of the story.
Clearly, though, Stewart recently saw There’s Something About Mary for the first time, and came up with a better idea of what to do with his All-For-Love-Juice.