“The Naked Truth” was published in the No. 1 magazine on July 16, 1983.
Madness man Chrissy Boy’s never been there. Steve Strange wouldn’t be seen dead there. Jenny Belle Star used to work there. Wham’s Andy doesn’t even know where it is. We talk, of course, of Butlins … and ice cream, and water wings, and sunbathing in the nuddy. All in the cause of The Great No. 1 Sunburn Survey — otherwise known as
The Naked Truth
What do the stars do on their holidays? Who takes off for Crete? Who takes off all her clothes? Who swaps songs for thongs? All this and more is revealed as the stars bare all and show that
ANDREW RIDGELEY FROM WHAM
When I went to Corfu with George last October
When I went to Cumberland in ’73 or ’74 with my mum and dad. It pissed all day with rain and the most exciting thing to do was fishing for perch. Mum broke her leg when we went on a hike as well.
I like going to Paris. I enjoy going to places where half of Britain goes as well. Mind, I wouldn’t say no to a holiday on some obscure Polynesian island like the cover for our new single (plug, plug).
Fave ice cream:
Ever been to Butlins?
No, but I imagine I missed quite a bit. I used to have to go on semi-educational holidays’ with my mum and dad because my mum’s a teacher and my dad’s keen on photography. Awful!
Can you swim?
Yes. I went for a swim last night though and it was disgusting because of the amount of chlorine and piss in the water. I might as well have stuck my head down the loo.
Sunbathe in the nude?
I don’t like sunbathing. I don’t need to sunbathe. There’s much better things to do in the sun.
What would you do if someone kicked sand in your face?
Get really uptight if they did it on purpose we might have trouble.
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