Blondie's Debbie Harry says she didn't have any problem with David Bowie flashing her
19 June 2023, 10:57
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"I was a consenting adult, shall we say."
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"A friend had given me a gram, but I had barely touched it. I didn't care for coke too much — it made me jittery and wired and it affected my throat.
"So I went upstairs with my vast quantity of cocaine and they just sucked it right up in one swoop."
She added: "After they did the blow, David pulled out his cock — as if I were the official c**k checker or something. Since I was in an all-male band, maybe they figured I really was the c**k-check lady.
"David's size was notorious, and he loved to pull it out with both men and women. It was so funny, adorable and sexy."
Debbie said of the incident: "It was very funny. I didn't touch it. But I did think, well – very nice. I don't know, it's too bad you can't ask him.
"I guess I was sort of flattered, you know? He’s one of the great men that I admire in the music world, clearly a genius."
In a new interview with The Sunday Times, the incident came up again and it was put to Harry that some women would have "demurred" in that situation.
"I think you should rethink that," Debbie replied."Most women would really die to be in that room."
She added: "You have to consider the context — I was a consenting adult, shall we say. I believe that that is really the borderline."
It's not the first time David Bowie is reported to have flashed a female pop superstar.
Tina Turner - Tonight (with David Bowie) [Live]
"I went to Tina’s room and she was acting really strangely. She said, 'Oh my god, David is so naughty'. She told me David came on to her and she said, 'I thought, 'Oh, we will have a bit of fun'. And they did.
"Then Tina started laughing and said, 'He went to have a shower, then he walks out, stark naked, wearing one of my spare wigs. He started singing 'rolling on the river' and was dancing just like me'."
“They had fun. It wasn't love, it wasn't an affair, it was just a moment of explosive chemistry. It definitely brought a whole new meaning to 'Private Dancer'.
She added: "That night I went with Tina to the NEC for the performance... the atmosphere between them was electric.
"On stage he whispered something to her and Tina burst out laughing. She later told me he'd said, 'My c**k is still sore'. He was one of only a few lucky men who won over Tina'."