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Spider discovered living in Katie Melua’s ear

By | Published on Monday 3 November 2014

Katie Melua

She’s survived being plunged to the bottom of the sea and having her lyrics torn apart by scientists, and now Katie Melua’s latest daring adventure is to become a breeding ground for spiders.

Melua revealed recently that after going to her doctor complaining of a “rustling sound” in her ear, it emerged that she had a spider had set up home inside her head.

She explained that the spider had most likely been living inside a pair of in-ear monitors that she had used as earplugs while on a recent flight. “It was no hassle at all, apart from the occasional shuffling noises”, she said.

The spider was removed with a “micro hoover” (not a technical term) “alive and seemingly fine”. Which I’m sure is the part of the story you were most concerned about.