We can't believe we have to say this, but apparently it needs to be said: Gentlemen of the Internet, do not staple your scrotum. And for the love of Pete, don't film it. No one needs to see that.
Leeds University student Nathan Bell and a pal, Saber Dasilva, had a bet riding on a video game. When Bell lost, he paid up by having his scrotum stapled, The Tab in the United Kingdom reported.
The painful stunt was captured on video.
WARNING: The footage below contains graphic images and strong language. It is not safe for life, and we don't recommend you watch it.
This might make you yearn for the days when college hijinks were relegated to streaking or defacing another school's mascot.
For those of you who cannot bear to watch (and we don't blame you), the incident unfolds thusly: Bell (also spelled Bells by a few outlets) realizes it's time to honor the wager and tells his friends not to get pushy. He then pulls out his genitals and pinches a piece of his scrotum. We then see a hand with a transparent plastic stapler approach and clamp on with a click. A blood-curdling scream follows and Bell seems to yell for someone to take the staple out.
"It brought a tear to my eye," Bell told British tabloid Metro.
(Hat tip, New York Daily News)
GRAPHIC VIDEO: This footage contains NSFW images and language. If you click play now, you have only yourself to blame.
We told you so.
UPDATE: This article has been restored to its original version with the video.