British tycoon Richard Branson once suffered a painful and embarrassing injury while watching a raunchy movie - his penis split.

The VIRGIN boss was circumcised at 21 after suffering an allergic reaction during sex - and the wound hadn't healed when he sat down to watch Jane Fonda in sexy sci-fi film BARBARELLA.

Branson explains, "It was just on the tip. I was told the only way to deal with it was to get circumcised.

"The operation was painful. Much more painful was I watched the film Barbarella the next day and split all my stitches."

30/11/2004 13:37