The Adam & Eve founder was apparently inundated with e-mails and requests for clarity from wags and concerned well-wishers about his possible involvement in passing on genital herpes to a 24-year-old woman. However, we are pleased to confirm that it wasn't that David Golding, a happily married family man, but a Highways Agency employee from Northampton who had knowingly passed on the virus and was subsequently jailed. Nonetheless, Diary reiterates that it's always good practice to check the Adam & Eve loo is fully sanitised before use.
"David Golding Gave Me Herpes." Not our words, but those of a recent Daily Mail headline that sent shockwaves through adland.