NEW YORK • A Rolling Stone gathers no… infants.
But Keith Richards has now back-tracked from that sentiment, apologising to bandmate Mick Jagger on Wednesday after the guitarist prompt that the singer wanted a vasectomy.
Richards had informed The Wall Street Journal Magazine that Jagger is a randy outdated man.
“It’s time for the snip – you can’t be a father at that age. Those poor kids,” he mentioned.
Richards, 74, later tweeted that “I deeply regret the comments I made about Mick in the WSJ which were completely out of line”, including that he had additionally mentioned sorry to Jagger in particular person.
The singer in December 2016 turned a father for the eighth time, when he was 73.
His son, Deveraux Jagger, was born to his girlfriend Melanie Hamrick, a ballerina in New York who is 4 a long time his junior.
The Stones have endured regardless of a long time of hard-living and inner tumult. In 2010, Richards printed a memoir, Life, by which he derided Jagger as a needy prima donna and mentioned the opposite bandmates mocked him as “Her Majesty”.
The newest incident comes simply after the Stones introduced a brand new tour of Europe to start on May 17 in Dublin.