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No more topless Cliff Richard calendars

(38 Posts)
GagaJo Fri 30-Oct-20 09:05:33

Cliff Richard thinks that maybe “it’s time to gracefully exit the Chippendales market,” Sir Cliff says in his book.

I actually feel sick.

uk.news.yahoo.com/sir-cliff-richard-chest-calendar-092142298.html

FannyCornforth Fri 30-Oct-20 09:14:22

Not a fan then, Jo? wink

GagaJo Fri 30-Oct-20 09:24:13

LOL Fanny.

Pantglas2 Fri 30-Oct-20 09:27:39

A ‘put it away’ moment comes to everyone eventually doesn’t it!

GagaJo Fri 30-Oct-20 09:31:42

I think selling topless calendars should probably end at, oh I don't know, 45ish?

Iam64 Fri 30-Oct-20 09:33:45

I'd say topless calendars should never start. I'm a grumpy old feminist in that respect.

GagaJo Fri 30-Oct-20 09:35:42

Well, me too, Iam64. As I say to my male students who I occasionally see topless. If you don't want to see my nipples, don't show me yours.

FannyCornforth Fri 30-Oct-20 09:36:05

I agree Iam64
"Get 'em on!!" springs to mind.

FannyCornforth Fri 30-Oct-20 09:36:57

Yes. Humans are better clothed.

PECS Fri 30-Oct-20 09:44:05

I get accused of being a prude when I won't like or share hunky/'sexy' men photos. I always explain why!grin
A bare chested elderly or young Cliff Richard...nooooo!

Calendargirl Fri 30-Oct-20 09:48:34

On the Piers Morgan interview the other night, a picture was shown of Cliff topless when about 75 I think.
It showed a bronzed, well muscled chest.
I did wonder if it was really him, or just his head on another (younger) body.
He is very vain.

TerriBull Fri 30-Oct-20 10:16:37

The mind boggles at anyone wanting to buy a calendar of a topless man of 75, or at any age for that matter and certainly not of Cliff Richard, I don't dislike him or anything, even when he was prone to flail around like a windmill under the guise of dancing, and not even when he recorded that "Mistletoe and Wine" shite wintery song my son's class were forced to sing at Christmas shock I hold none of that against him. He just isn't my cup of tea, maybe Brad Pitt in his "Thelma and Louise" days looked the business shirtless. I still wouldn't buy a calendar of any beefcake like specimen. I'm happy with cats thank you very much. I particularly like it when they're doing yoga, a friend bought me such a calendar one year and it proved a wonderful inspiration with my own yoga endeavours, although I still can't get my leg up behind my ear in that effortless feline way sad

Callistemon Fri 30-Oct-20 10:20:33

It showed a bronzed, well muscled chest.
It can't have been him - he's always been skinny!

I agree Iam64

Blossoming Fri 30-Oct-20 10:26:04

Henry Cavill sans shirt, yes please. Cliff Richard sans shirt, no thanks.

Blinko Fri 30-Oct-20 10:32:36

Dear Heavens, no! A thousand times, no.

Anniebach Fri 30-Oct-20 10:48:50

If on a diet to lose weight his calendar in the kitchen may help , yuck

Millie22 Fri 30-Oct-20 10:57:20

No thanks ...now Aidan Turner I just might consider 😂

Granny23 Fri 30-Oct-20 11:10:31

It is a biological fact that while most men are turned on by pictures of nakkit women, few women find pictures of nakkit men arousing, Calendars or Magazines with pictures of hunky men are aimed at the Gay market.

jaylucy Fri 30-Oct-20 11:17:50

I like Cliff and have met him on one occasion and he's a nice man- easy to chat to but like many in their own little bubble due to their fame, seemed quite naive about some things!
However, he is now 80 I think so should keep his shirt on!
Bet the pics in previous years were recycled ones from when he was in his 30s or 40s and photoshopped with the correct hairstyle!
I mean, can you imagine Daniel O'Donnell with his shirt off ?

Millie22 Fri 30-Oct-20 11:22:26

Nakkit women!

GagaJo Fri 30-Oct-20 12:33:49

Anniebach

If on a diet to lose weight his calendar in the kitchen may help , yuck

Quite. I was half way through a cup of tea when I saw it and couldn't drink the second half.

Riverwalk Fri 30-Oct-20 12:52:39

Granny23

It is a biological fact that while most men are turned on by pictures of nakkit women, few women find pictures of nakkit men arousing, Calendars or Magazines with pictures of hunky men are aimed at the Gay market.

Ooh, I don't know Granny23 - remember this pic of Burt Reynolds in Cosmopolitan in the early 70s?

He reckoned it was the reason he didn't get the deserved Oscar for 'Deliverance'!

lemongrove Fri 30-Oct-20 13:08:17

I had no idea that Cliff posed for any calendars at all, clothed or otherwise.Am not a fan in any case.
Men do look better clothed ( or partly clothed at any rate.)
Even better in uniform😄

GagaJo Fri 30-Oct-20 13:18:52

LG, I agree!

Elegran Fri 30-Oct-20 13:51:11

So none of you will be taking a quick look at this calendar of
Australian firefighters with cats etc? There are some lovely pics of cuddly animals.

www.boredpanda.com/australian-firefighters-animals-calendar-2020/?utm_source=google&utm_medium=organic&utm_campaign=organic