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Paul McCartney Reflects on Group Masturbation With John Lennon, Other Male Friends

We’re not the first to make a “Come Together” joke, and we won’t be the last.

76-year-old god of pop/rock Paul McCartney recently sat down with GQ for a cover story. It’s a lengthy, characteristically charming and frank interview.

There’s one part in particular that’s really caught our attention, though:

McCartney says that in the early days of the Beatles, he was part of a group masturbation session at John Lennon’s place. He estimates there about five young guys in the group, including Lennon.

"And instead of just getting roaring drunk and partying -- I don't even know if we were staying over or anything -- we were all just in these chairs, and the lights were out, and somebody started masturbating, so we all did.”

The friends would shout out names of sexy female stars of the day like Brigitte Bardot to get the blood flowing, so to speak.

“We were just, ‘Brigitte Bardot! Whoo!’ And then everyone would thrash a bit more,” he said,

McCartney says Lennon playfully interjected with “Winston Churchill” to kill the mood. Punk’d!

“I think it was a one-off. Or maybe it was like a two-off. It wasn’t a big thing. But, you know, it was just the kind of thing you didn’t think much of. It was just a group. Yeah, it’s quite raunchy when you think about it. There’s so many things like that from when you’re a kid that you look back on and you’re, ‘Did we do that?’ But it was good, harmless fun. It didn’t hurt anyone. Not even Brigitte Bardot.”

In the interview, McCartney also says he applauded George Harrison right after he lost his virginity. It’s not all sex stuff, either. He also breaks down some of his most famous songs, he dishes on working with Kanye West and he talks about his dedication to animal welfare.

McCartney is going on tour in 2019 for his new album Egypt Station.

This writer saw McCartney live in 2014 at Dodgers Stadium. He played for three hours and fifteen minutes without a break. Maybe he had that kind of stamina during these group j/o sessions?

Read the full interview over at GQ.

h/t: TMZ

Gay Men Beat Straight Guys At What Activity...?

In honor of May being International Masturbation Month (yes, it’s a real thing), sexual health and wellness company Tenga decided a survey was in order to ask the important questions about the practice of self-love - who, what, why and when?

One of the first things to jump out from the results was the fact that, globally speaking, gay and bi guys are 23% more likely to masturbate weekly than heterosexual folks. Duh - no surprise there…

And, 76% of gay/bisexual folks are open to chatting about masturbation as opposed to only 42% of heterosexuals. Double-duh...

Only 83% of heterosexuals admit to even indulging in self-love while 95% of LGBs are open about their intimate relationship with their hand.

More from the poll of 13,000 respondents aged 13-74 in 18 countries:

• 39% of Americans masturbate on at least a weekly basis. Only 39%?

• Men in general pleasure themselves 4.8 times a week. Only 4.8 times a week?

• Men who are 18-34 years old masturbate 5.3 times a week; 35-54 years old tend to masturbate an average of 3.8 times per week; and men 55+ masturbate an average of 4.4 times per week.

• Guys who are open to owning sex toys say they are more satisfied with the quality/frequency of masturbation vs. men who are not open (88% vs 62%).

• 55% of Americans don't talk about masturbation at all.

• Men are far more likely to masturbate than women - 92% to 76% respectively.

And the #NoShocker Award goes to: Men are much more likely than women to watch porn when they masturbate while women use their imagination.

Check out the full report from Tenga here.