Lenny Kravitz Shares Steven Tyler’s Response to ‘Penisgate’by Samantha Vincenty | PopCrush
Remember yesterday (August 4), when the world was shocked/amused/impressed by photos of Lenny Kravitz rocking out so hard that he split his pants and accidentally revealed his package? We saw it, you saw it, an unsuspecting crowd in a Stockholm amusement park saw it. You know who else took a peek? Steven Tyler.
Kravitz has yet to offer a formal statement on the mishap — or even a simple “you’re welcome” to appreciative lookie loos — and he probably never will. It’s rock n’ roll, baby, anything can happen! But the Strut artist did show that he’s got a sense of humor about the full-frontal reveal (which, if you review this NSFW Vine, was actually VERY brief) when he shared a text from the Aerosmith frontman and former American Idol judge.
“Dude…no underwear and pierced…f—ck me…You never showed me that sh—t,” Tyler wrote. Either Tyler’s kidding, or members of the Order of Rocker Dudes Over Fifty Who Proudly Wear Leather Pants are obliged to show each other their junk. It’s a sweet way to make Kravitz feel better about his current trending topic status.
— Lenny Kravitz (@LennyKravitz) August 4, 2015
Presumably hoping to get in front of this thing, Kravitz jokingly dubbed the incident ‘#penisgate’ as he tweeted the screencap. The phrase is taking off on Twitter, but will we ever stop adding “gate” to scandal nicknames? Watergate is shorthand for a presidential scandal that happened over thirty years ago, but it’s also just a hotel in Washington D.C., even if the scandal’s initiating event occured there. It’s akin to calling it #penisGardenInn. Step it up, people!
In other celebrity dong news, Kevin Bacon recently endorsed an uptick in male full-frontal nudity in film in a parody for Mashable called “Free the Bacon.” If Kravitz returns to acting, we can only hope he’ll fight the good fight. Watch that video here.
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