Oscar-winning actor Michael Douglas followed up his heroic admission this week that performing oral sex on women contributed to his getting throat cancer, by agreeing to star in a public service announcement that encourages men to put their health first by being less generous lovers.
According to Douglas, he hopes the upcoming PSA campaign entitled “Going Down Leads To Coming Down With Cancer,” will help educate men that if a woman really cares about you, she won’t put your health at risk for the sake of her own sexual pleasure.
“Originally, I thought my throat cancer was a result of all the terrible dialogue I was forced to say when I co-starred in the Owen Wilson comedy, ‘You Me and Dupree,’” Douglas told Hollywood & Swine. “But when I found out it was a result of oral sex, I was shocked. My father’s generation of actors never came down with throat cancer, because they knew sex with a movie star was enough of a reward for a woman and didn’t need to go the extra mile.”
Douglas also revealed this week that he discovered his chronic arthritis is a direct result of the years of giving women massages during foreplay before sex.
Upon hearing his father’s decision to do a public service announcement to reduce throat cancer in men, Douglas’ son Cameron, who is currently serving a 10-year sentence in a Pennsylvania prison for a drug conviction, immediately tried to convince his fellow prisoners the danger of a man having to perform oral sex.