14/08/2014 12:55 BST | Updated 22/05/2015 06:12 BST

Teen Art Student Plans To Lose Virginity In Front Of 100 People

Teen art student plans to lose virginity in front of 100 people

A teenage art student is planning to lose his virginity in front of an audience of 100 people (though he hasn't told his mum and dad yet!).

Clayton Pettet, 19, says he will have gay sex for the first time with a friend as part of a performance project called 'Art School Stole My Virginity'.

The student at Central Saint Martins Art School, has been planning the performance since he was 16. He said the show will take place on January 25 next year and he hopes to talk with the audience about the performance afterwards.

Clayton said: "I've held on to my virginity for 19 years and I'm not throwing it away lightly. I have decided to use mine and the loss of it to create a piece that I think will stimulate debate."

But following controversy over the idea, Mr Pettet posted