Le Bon's 'Chocolate Lubricant' Disaster

DURAN DURAN frontman SIMON LE BON's declaration of his love for orange Smarties took a sinister turn when he found himself bombarded by the sweet treats onstage.

The ORDINARY WORLD star became the prime target for Smarties-throwing fans and, after initially condoning the bizarre activity, he soon realised hundreds of hot chocolates was actually a major health and safety hazard.

He says, "I once announced that I liked orange Smarties the best, so fans decided to bombard me with them. At every show we played, people would throw them on stage.

"Smarties aren't so great when they've been on a stage under hot spotlights. You tread on one and suddenly it releases this chocolate lubricant all over the stage that's more dangerous than a banana skin."

17/03/2005 09:30

Contactmusic

Tags: Duran Duran - Simon Le Bon

Advertisement

More Duran Duran

Duran Duran Suing Their Own Fan Club For Missing Profits? Well - Kind Of

80s legends Duran Duran are reportedly suing their own fan club - or, more accurately, the firm that funs their official fan club – for...

Better Than The Beatles? Coldplay Top Radio 2 'Favourite Albums' List

Chris Martin can rest easy. It wasn’t an April Fool’s joke. It turns out that Radio 2’s listeners really do hold his band Coldplay in...

Kaiser Chiefs Founder Nick Hodgson Quits Band After 15 Years

Oh My God: Nick Hodgson Has Announced His Departure From The Kaiser ChiefsKaiser Chiefs drummer Nick Hodgson has quit the band after 15 years. The...

Adele to Sing the New James Bond Theme ‘Skyfall’

Adele is to join the ranks of the musical elite, having been chosen to sing the theme to the new James Bond movie “Skyfall”....

Advertisement

Duran Duran - All You Need Is Now

You have to feel sorry for Simon Le Bon - well, ok may be sorry is bit of a stretch, but how about concerned then....

Advertisement

Comments

Duran Duran Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Duran Duran

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All