Thursday 18 January 2018

Too far? Bear Grylls 'wouldn't think twice' about eating human flesh

Bear Grylls is a dad to three sons
Bear Grylls is a dad to three sons
Undated handout photo issued by ITV of (left to right) Jamelia, Laurence Fox, Emilia Fox, Tom Rosenthal, Bear Grylls, Vogue Williams, Mike Tindall, Dame Kelly Holmes and Max George, in the forthcoming ITV show Bear Grylls' Mission Survive on ITV
Bear Grylls often exposes himself to the elements
Bear's Wild weekend with Ben Stiller
Vogue Williams in the forthcoming ITV show Bear Grylls' Mission Survive on ITV

Jenn Selby

That cool, calm composure in the face of adversity.

Fondness for caves and living off cliff faces. Tendency to enter through the window.

All signs that Bear Grylls isn’t your average guy. And neither are his eating habits.

The survivalist said he “wouldn’t think twice” about turning to cannibalism.

Undated handout photo issued by ITV of (left to right) Jamelia, Laurence Fox, Emilia Fox, Tom Rosenthal, Bear Grylls, Vogue Williams, Mike Tindall, Dame Kelly Holmes and Max George, in the forthcoming ITV show Bear Grylls' Mission Survive on ITV
Undated handout photo issued by ITV of (left to right) Jamelia, Laurence Fox, Emilia Fox, Tom Rosenthal, Bear Grylls, Vogue Williams, Mike Tindall, Dame Kelly Holmes and Max George, in the forthcoming ITV show Bear Grylls' Mission Survive on ITV

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“Of course,” he continued. “If it was one of my sons and I, left in the jungle, I'd insist he ate me.

“One of the greatest stories ever is Alive. The people who died insisted they ate them. I wouldn't think twice about it if I had to.”

Grylls went on to admit he is no stranger to feasting on exotic flesh. As well as having ingested over 100 rattle snakes in his time, he’s also sampled “raw goats' testicles, a camel's intestinal fluids or bear poo... or maybe elephant dung, snakes and scorpions.”

The Island with Bear Grylls
The Island with Bear Grylls

Although unlike Madonna, he isn’t a fan of drinking urine.

“It's terrible and people always ask me in bars if I want a pint of urine,”  he told Heat. “I'm not one of those people who does it for fun, though.”

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