God help me unsee the People's Tiger in that bedroom

There are some people nobody wants to imagine naked - our politicians included

03 November 2019 - 00:00 By

Everyone has generally rubbish movies that they can watch over and over and not tire of. One of mine is the 1992 romcom Boomerang.

The main character is played by Eddie Murphy. At some point, he throws a dinner for his close friends. During the evening the sexagenarian parents of one of his mates disappear into his bedroom for about 15 minutes. When they emerge, they're both perspiring and out of breath. Murphy takes one look at his visibly embarrassed and distraught friend, opens his arms wide without saying a word and gives him a warm, comforting embrace...

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