- Bang Showbiz
- 23 December 2021
Russel Howard – who’s greatest identified for fronting BBC’s ‘Russell Howard’s Good News’ – was as soon as set a box of sex toys from condom firm Durex, and he did not know what to do with them
Russell Howard was left dumbfound when he was as soon as despatched a box of sex toys from a condom firm.
The 42-year-old comic – who’s greatest identified for his TV exhibits ‘Russell Howard’s Good News’ and ‘The Russell Howard Hour’ – was shocked to receive a range of intimate play issues for Christmas one yr from Durex.
He is quoted by The Sun newspaper’s TV Biz column as saying: “Somebody had clearly seen me on TV and gone, ‘That man seems to be like he wants assist.’
“So, I used to be despatched this tray of sex toys. You get one thing like that and also you’re like, I don’t actually know what I’m meant to do with that.”
Russell put it down to as soon as being named a “bizarre crush of the yr”, a title he was awarded in 2013 by warmth journal.
He added: “Everyone speaks to you want you ought to be actually proud of that. But all which means is you’re king of the mingers.”
The gong has additionally been handed to the likes of Derren Brown, Karl Pilkington and Jeremy Clarkson.
Upon receiving the accolade, Russell informed the publication: “Thanks – I believe – to the individuals who voted for me.
“Finally, I’m the king of the mingers! It’s good to know I’d be many individuals’s sympathy s***.”
Recently, the comic launched his newest stand-up present on Netflix, ‘Lubricant’, which debuted on December 14th.
The star insists laughter is essential as a result of it’s “is the lubricant that makes life habitable”.
Russell additionally launched an accompanying documentary known as ‘Until the Wheels Come Off’, which goals to spotlight the impression COVID had on his profession as a comic.