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kiss and tell

to talk on television, in a newspaper, etc. about a sexual relationship you have had with a famous person, especially in order to get a lot of money
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kiss-and-telladjective [before noun]

uk   /ˌkɪs.ənˈtel/  us   /ˌkɪs.ənˈtel/
A kiss-and-tell book, newspaper story, etc. is one in which someone talks about a sexual relationship they have had with a famous person, especially so they can get a lot of money: She did a kiss-and-tell interview for a local newspaper.
kiss-and-tell
noun [C] uk   us  
a kiss-and-tell story, book, etc.: She was upset by her last boyfriend's kiss-and-tell.
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