Branson Kitesurfs With Naked Model

August 2, 2011, 1:19 pmSeabreeze

A few years ago, a photo emerged of Richard Branson kitesurfing with a naked girl on his back. There was no explanation from Mr Virgin at the time but now he has come out and explained exactly what was going on!

Branson Explains Kitesurfing With Naked Model

Nobody knew why, nobody knew how - but everyone presumed it was just some weird fantasy the multi-gazillionaire wanted to live out. Many kitesurfers didn't even know Branson could kitesurf, let alone do it with a 60kg naked lady clinging to his neck.

Some cried fake, they screamed photoshop and image manipulation, but the photo was simply too realistic, and now - it's finally been explained (and proved) by Richard Branson himself in an interview on his life with the UK's Telegraph. Here's what he had to say:

Sometimes we’ll go off island for the rest of the day. About 18 miles away there’s a lovely island called Anagarda and we kitesurf over there. I learnt to kitesurf about eight years ago when the sport was still slightly hairy because they hadn’t designed kites that were easy to control. Once, a delightful photographer turned up on the island with an even more delightful girlfriend and asked if I would take her kitesurfing on my back. I said I would, and then he asked if I minded if she didn’t have any clothes on. Silly question.

Fortunately I haven’t had any major accidents and nowadays kitesurfing is much safer. I think people exaggerate about how difficult it is; you can learn to do it in five hours.

Hmmmm. Seems just a little bit weird, and it's not even his girlfriend! But hey - the man's a billionaire, believe him!

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  1. Robert09:44am Tuesday 29th November 2011 ESTReport Abuse

    I want one of those for chrissi

  2. john05:10am Thursday 04th August 2011 ESTReport Abuse

    if thats branson in that fotoi'll consume peanuts for life looks a bit like a james bond stunt actually doubt she is a virgin though

  3. Stansmish03:49am Thursday 04th August 2011 ESTReport Abuse

    Is this news? There's farming in sumalia,war in libya crissis here and there and yahoo got time for this?

  4. Michael01:58am Thursday 04th August 2011 ESTReport Abuse

    Is anybody missing out on something? what's the name of the model? :)

  5. Brued01:35am Thursday 04th August 2011 ESTReport Abuse

    You are all so jealous it wasn't you. Half his luck!!

  6. Thomo01:25am Thursday 04th August 2011 ESTReport Abuse

    He was being a teenage mutant ninja. when asked about the girl on his back he said " nar thats michelle "

  7. EasyDo12:38am Thursday 04th August 2011 ESTReport Abuse

    Something's not right here. What man would go up to a stranger & ask if his girlfriend could go kite-skiing on his back Naked?? This doesn't happen in the Real World. Something isNot Right or Missing from that story. I guess we poor folk are expected to believe anything, are we?

  8. Anthony Galea12:20am Thursday 04th August 2011 ESTReport Abuse

    Who says money doesn't by happiness... and is breaking news, or am I 2 years younger again.. that would be nice..

  9. karma40m11:46pm Wednesday 03rd August 2011 ESTReport Abuse

    another cheap publicity stunt that really works. She got the attention she thought would promote her career to be that desparate chick nude on the back of hero Richard kitesurfing.

  10. jason11:21pm Wednesday 03rd August 2011 ESTReport Abuse

    real news please





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