The man with the ‘UK’s smallest penis’ has been hired by a blood testing company to front their campaign – and it’s not just any old campaign…
‘There’s nothing wrong with a little prick’ – yes you read correctly, is the name of Thriva’s new campaign.
Ant Smith, author of The Small Penis Bible, is helping to spread the message – people can use home blood kits to keep a track on their health with just a little prick.
50-year-old Ant Smith, who’s known for his 3.5-inch penis nicknamed ‘Shorty’, is the new face of Thriva – the world’s first preventative health service, which allows people to proactively conduct their own blood tests.
Advertising boards around London show Ant brandishing a picket sign, encouraging the general public to go and check their blood and send them for analysis from the comfort of their own home.
Here’s a clip of Ant speaking on ITV‘s This Morning:
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As reported by the Mirror, today, the campaign was unveiled by the company.
Mr Smith said:
This campaign with Thriva is the perfect way to spread the word about preventative health – good mental health and good physical health, what’s on the inside of the body, not just the outside.
While playful, it’s a serious message, we will all be better off if we properly monitor what’s happening inside our bodies that we perhaps can’t see in the mirror.
It’s something some people are scared of addressing, even if all it takes is a small prick.
With a finger prick blood test, Thriva will allow you to examine key health risks which can affect millions of people.
The tests will do a number of things, including; measure and track cholesterol, liver function and look at iron and vitamin deficiencies.
Each test is then analysed by CPA-accredited laboratories, with a full report produced by a general practitioner (GP).
Thriva Founder and CEO Hamish Grierson said:
Thriva is at the start of a true revolution in the way people think about and manage their health.
We’re driven to make it as convenient and affordable as possible to keep a regular check on your health.
But back to Mr Smith…
It’s not the first time Ant has made himself known to the public, for a reason (I can only assume) most men would be ashamed to talk about.
He’s proudly demonstrated his manhood on live television, appearing on ITV‘s This Morning, giving prejudice the middle finger in the process.
Previously speaking to Eamonn Holmes and Ruth Langsford, Ant declared:
I have a small penis and I’m proud of it.
I think anxiety grows in the dark.
I spent years and years thinking I am the only one with this problem and by keeping quiet wasn’t letting anybody else with the same problem realise you’re never really alone.
Whatever your issue is, there’s seven million of us, there’s someone out there who can identify and help.
Here’s a clip of Ant previously on the show:
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Mr Smith also explained the measures you can take, if you’re someone lacking the confidence he has, saying:
There’s a couple of things that definitely work. One is control of weight.
As you put weight on more of that gets buried. That can make up to a couple of centimetres difference.
Then there are traction devices which work if used under medical supervision over a long time. You don’t want to be pulling anything off.
Bravo to Ant – no one should feel ashamed or lack confidence for the way they, or parts of them, may look.
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