Author of Gay Men Don"t Get Fat on America"s "horrible epidemic of man boobs"

Author of Gay Men Don't Get Fat on America's 'horrible epidemic of man boobs'

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22:22 GMT, 27 April 2012

Simon Doonan talked to Conan O'Brien last night about his recently released book, Gay Men Don't Get Fat, and the growing 'epidemic' of man boobs in America.

The 60-year-old author and creative ambassador for Barneys New York told Mr O'Brien, 'there's a horrible epidemic of man boobs.'

Promoting his tongue-and-cheek book about the savviest ways to stay svelte, Mr Doonan continued, exclaiming: 'See, people are clutching their man boobs now, I can see it!'

'Moobs': Simon Doonan talked to Conan O'Brien last night about his recently released book, Gay Men Don't Get Fat, and the growing 'epidemic' of man boobs in America

'Moobs': Simon Doonan talked to Conan O'Brien about his recently released book, Gay Men Don't Get Fat, and the growing 'epidemic' of man boobs in America

War against man boobs: Mr Doonan said 'There aren't fetish clubs for man boobs. They are like hyenas and mosquitoes and red ants and sharks: they don't need to exist'

Against man boobs: Mr Doonan said: 'They are like hyenas and mosquitoes and red ants and sharks: they don't need to exist'

Mr Doonan's book puts food into
gay and straight categories, humorously explaining that a
balanced diet of both is the best way to stay trim.

He
told Mr O'Brien: 'A lot of straight dudes, they don't really care,
they're, like, farting and watching TV, they don't care about their man
boobs.

Tongue and cheek: Simon Doonan's advice book on staying trim, Gay Men Don't Get Fat

Tongue and cheek: Simon Doonan's book on how to stay trim

He added: 'We need to make them care and explain to them… they are unacceptable, am I right'

As the audience laughed, he
continued: 'There aren't fetish clubs for people who like man boobs. Man
boobs are like hyenas, and mosquitoes, and red ants, and sharks. They
don't need to exist. They're horrible.

'So I'm on a one-man campaign to rid the world of man boobs,' he said finally.

Andy Richter agreed with the author, adding: 'I've always said that if I was going to get plastic surgery, I would get the fat sucked out of these tits, that's the first thing I'd do.'

Mr Doonon commented that they didn't look that bad, yet.

'But five years from now, watch out,' he told Mr Ritcher.

'That's what the bra is for,' the comedian responded.