Grapefruiting is Still Around? Learn Why It Won’t Die

Now, I’m the first to support any adventures of a sexual nature. But there are some that maybe should be left as an amusing memory. Grapefruiting is a prime example. No matter how much time passes, and how many warnings go out there, this blowjob enhancer still clings to life like someone dangling over the cliff edge.

Let’s look at where the idea first came from, what dangers there are while doing it, and other interesting or useful information.


There’s a bit of a battle between two sources as to who gets to claim the origins. On one hand we have the movie Girls Trip (2017). It’s an American comedy film starring Regina Hall, Queen Latifah, Tiffany Haddish, and Jada Pinkett Smith. 

“Best friends Ryan, Sasha, Lisa and Dina are in for the adventure of a lifetime when they travel to New Orleans for the annual Essence Festival. Along the way, they rekindle their sisterhood and rediscover their wild side by doing enough dancing, drinking, brawling and romancing to make the Big Easy blush.”

During one scene, one of the girls explains grapefruiting in enormous detail. Right down to, “”You wanna choke a little bit, it makes him feel like a man, like he’s killing your shit.”

Then, on the other hand…

We have a YouTube video from Auntie Angel (around 2016) that goes into just as much detail. But it was the sounds she made during her demonstration that really caught people attention. Most people credit her as the “founder” because her video came out a year before the movie.


The steps are simple. Take a grapefruit (apparently the ones with the red inside are preferable). Cut off both ends and then make a penis-sized hole in the middle.

Slide the guys dick through, gently squeeze on the grapefruit casing and then start sucking like there’s no tomorrow.

Why? Apparently it gives the sensation of fucking (from the fruit pulp) at the same time as a blow job. Here’s the video… and don’t say we didn’t warn you…


Playing with food during sex is no new thing. And using fruit certainly isn’t as well. We run strawberries along our lover’s skin and lick up the juice. Or, we slather on sweet sauces like caramel, chocolate, or even whipped cream.  

The thing is, each one has set of risks or safety tips to make this enjoyable. Grapefruiting is no exception. What are the risks?

  • Citrus Allergies – This includes symptoms like hives, swelling of the mouth or throat, trouble breathing, nausea, vomiting, weakness, fainting, or shock.
  • Juice in the Urethra – Getting citrus juice in the pee hole will sting like a living hell for the guy. The general advice is for him to wear a condom to avoid this.
  • Juice in other Places – If it squirts in your eye, it burns like nothing you can imagine. And if you don’t clean up after well enough, getting fruit juice in your vaginal canal might trigger a yeast infection
  • The Rind – The rind might look soft, but if you’re going at it like they do on the videos, there’s a chance you can cause micro cuts or abrasions. And getting acidic juice in those hurts like a MOFO. The same goes for any pre-gaming like handjobs etc. Any rough actions could end up burning later.
  • Medication Interference – “Grapefruit juice can interact with many medications. It can either cause too much or too little of a medication to be present in the body, affecting how helpful the medication can be for a particular condition.” ~


You and your partner are grown-ass adults. So, if you still really want to try this out, here are a few tips that can make the experience safer/better.

  • Test for citrus allergies
  • Wear a condom
  • Be firm but gentle with stroking the grapefruit
  • Make the hole just right (too small and it will burn)
  • The fruit can’t be too cold
  • Just be all-around careful during
  • Take extra care with clean up
  • Have him wear a blindfold if the scene looks too weird for him


Personally, as kinky as I am, I wouldn’t do this. It just comes with far too many possible problems. And I really don’t want to get juice in my eyes – period. And clean up seems like such a hassle.

In my opinion it should be something retired in lieu of a safer alternative. You could cut a silicone masturbation sleeve in half and it will give the same sensations. Or things like Tenga Eggs don’t need to be cut at all and come in different textures. Also, if you need flavor, there are flavored, waterbased lube that will be far more forgiving.

Finally, the reason it won’t die away? I think the humor behind it is just too strong to be forgotten. Then kinky people get fun ideas or mischievous people get evil ones.

What do you think? Should Grapefruiting go the way of the dodo? Share in the comments.

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