Bean there, done that
Beanz meanz tearz as a little boy, who hates the tomato-sauce
flavoured ‘treat’, sat in a bath full of his most detested food for
Istead Rise Primary School pupil Jude Iles, eight, of
Northumberland Road, Istead Rise, has already raised about £500
after bathing in 200 cans of beans.
On Saturday he faced his fear. Mum Emma said: “We had a look on the
Comic Relief website and he said ‘yeah, I’ll do the bath full of
“He thought it would be funny, but come Saturday, the house stank
of beans and I think he wished he’d picked something else.
“He was gagging at the smell and put one foot in and said he
couldn’t do it. He started to cry and the photographer was
downstairs waiting to come and take his picture.
“I whipped off my clothes and got in with a t-shirt on and then
after that he agreed to get in, a bit hesitantly, he did the full
hour, bless him.”
If you’re doing something funny for money, email
call 01474 564327 or write to Gravesend Messenger, 7 High Street,
Gravesend, DA11 0BQ.
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