‘There is no shame in that’: Sir Tom Jones, 80, reveals he uses Viagra and says a ‘little help here and there is alright’

Sir Tom Jones has admitted he uses Viagra as he said ‘a little help here and there is alright in a new interview.

The Voice coach, 80, was quizzed about maintaining his vocal chords by comedian Marc Maron on his WTF podcast, before the host asked: ‘How is everything else working with the pushing? Alright?’

‘So far so good. There is always Viagra. A little help here and there is alright. There is no shame in that at 80. You gotta do what you gotta do’, the singer said.

‘There is no shame in that’: Sir Tom Jones has admitted he uses Viagra as he said ‘a little help here and there is alright in a new interview

Viagra is a medicine used to treat erectile dysfunction by It increasing blood flow to the penis.

The medicine is also sometimes used to treat pulmonary hypertension (high blood pressure in the blood vessels that supply the lungs).

The musician was married to long-term wife Lady Linda from 1957 until her death in 2016.

Shedding light on life in the spotlight for over five decades, the artist also recalled when women would throw their underwear at him on stage.

Candid: ‘There is always Viagra. A little help here and there is alright. There is no shame in that at 80. You gotta do what you gotta do’, the singer told Marc Maron on his WTF podcast

His soulmate: The musician was married to long-term wife Lady Linda from 1957 until her death in 2016 (pictured 1967)

The music executive said: ‘You have to use schtick and then it caught on and I was drowning in a sea of panties after a while. It backfired.

‘I was in Vegas and someone threw a room key at me. I said ‘Whose is this’. This woman said ‘Use it and you will find out’.’

On his youthful voice, the media personality added in the interview: ‘It is strange being 80 but my voice is still about 30 and that is a big thing, as with older singers you lose control. All you have got to do is push it harder.

‘Maybe some old people can’t seem to get it. I feel very sorry for them. They don’t have the Tom Jones push.’  

WHAT IS VIAGRA? 

Viagra is a medicine used to treat erectile dysfunction. 

It increases blood flow to the penis to help men get an erection. At least two-thirds of men have improved erections after taking it.

Viagra is also sometimes used to treat pulmonary hypertension (high blood pressure in the blood vessels that supply the lungs).

This medicine is available on prescription and can also be bought from most pharmacies. 

It comes as tablets that you swallow, chewable tablets, and as a liquid that you drink.

Source: NHS 

Earlier this month, Tom shared divine intervention helped guide him back to shore and save his life when he was struggling to swim in shark-infested waters.

The hitmaker explained how while he was working in America in the late 60s he took a trip to Acapulco, Mexico, and went to a beach BBQ where he got into trouble.

Speaking on Alan Carr on his Life’s A Beach podcast, he said how he’d usually keep his jewellery in a man bag but had left his cross chain necklace on for the dip in the water that day.

Close call: Earlier this month, the hitmaker shared divine intervention helped guide him back to shore and save his life when he was struggling to swim in shark-infested waters

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