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Harry Judd reveals he 'fluffed' before going full-frontal on The Real Full Monty

Let's just let that visual sink in.

2018-05-17

When asked what the greatest TV show of all time is, people often list big-hitters like FriendsBreaking Bad or The Sopranos.

Of course, true connoiseurs know the answer to that choice is in fact ITV's seminal TV special The Real Full Monty, which graced screens for a short but sweet 90-minutes last June.

The show - which was designed to raise awareness of testicular cancer and returned for a second special earlier this year - saw a group of male celebrities gather to learn the fine art of male stripping, culminating in a racy full-frontal performance at the London Palladium in front of a live audience.

Among the first batch of gents to undress was McFly drummer and former Attitude cover star Harry Judd, who helped wear out the live pause and rewind buttons of gay men up and down the country as he disrobed onscreen.

Now, Harry has revealed that there was some competitive spirit creeping in between the guys backstage, and that he actually gave himself a bit of a, errrr, helping hand before the final strip show.

"Stage fright is a thing. Some of the guys are more concerned about how their body looks, some are more concerned about getting their private bits out," the musician, 32, told The Sun this week.

"There was a bit of fluffing going on backstage. There was a bit of, ‘come on!'."

He added: "Whatever I tried failed, put it that way."

Harry, sharing this story alone is success enough.