Aliens, beards, suffragists: the ridiculous things people have taken out insurance for
12th September 2016
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Insurance: we all should have it, be it for our house, travelling or our furry friends. There are some that take insurance to whole new levels, though - and there’s a whole host of weird and wonderful possessions that people have insured. Insurance against aliens, for your killer legs or for your saloon – rest assured when you want to get a slightly unusual object insured, it definitely won’t be the weirdest thing that Lloyd's of London have ever seen. We’ve dug out some of the most weird and wonderful things Lloyd's have had to insure - here they are... Body Parts You’ll always hear people joking about having a body part insured, but less people know that some celebrities have actually ensured that their ‘assets’ are protected. In the past, country songstress Dolly Parton has insured her breasts for £3.8m, Bruce Springsteen insured his voice for £3.5m, and Rolling Stones’ guitarist Keith Richards’ hands are insured for £1.6m; 40 members of a Derbyshire Whiskers Club even insured their priced possessions, their beards, against fire and theft! You might have heard the phrase 'million dollar legs', which appeared when actress and pin-up girl Betty Grable insured her pins for $1,000,000 - but football legend David Beckham went the extra mile, with his legs being insured for a whopping £100m. Against Aliens
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