INTERACTIVE: Richard Branson's weirdest PR stunts

Virgin founder Richard Branson is synonymous with his own company's PR. Here, we look at some of his more unusual wheezes...

by Michael Northcott
Last Updated: 18 Sep 2013

We've all heard about his record-breaking attempts in hot air balloons and the fact that he jets around the world with casual stop-offs at his private Carribbean Island, but what of Richard Branson's other flamboyant gestures?

Below, we've curated some of the funniest (and tackiest) stunts he's been involved in to promote several of the businesses owned by the Virgin group.

A word to the wise: if you think billionaire company bosses don't dress in drag, think again.

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