(Getty Images)The Rolling Stones have canceled the launch of their Australian tour, originally scheduled for Wednesday evening in Perth, in the wake of designer L'Wren Scott's suicide. Scott, a former model and stylist, had been dating Stones frontman Mick Jagger for over a decade. A day after she was found hanging from a scarf in her New York City apartment, Jagger posted a public statement on her passing on Facebook."I am still struggling to understand how my lover and best friend could end...Read Full Story
Mick Jagger's longtime love L'Wren Scott died Monday of an apparent suicide in her Manhattan apartment. She was 47.The model was reportedly found hanging at her home by her assistant at around 10am. An official cause of death has not been confirmed, but sources have told the media that foul play is not suspected. Scott began her career as a model in Paris shortly after graduating from high school in Utah. She moved to California in the early '90s after becoming established in the fashion...Read Full Story
In an interview with an Australian radio station earlier this week, Katy Perry opened up about the time she went to dinner with Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger back in 2004, when she was a barely legal babe of 18.
Perry, who contributed backing vocals on Jagger's song "Old Habits Die Hard," confirmed that the singer "hit on" her, but was quick to defend him. "That was a long time ago, and he's been very kind," she explained. She then joked that she avoided sleeping with him by offering...Read Full Story
A Leicester, England woman named Heidi Wessen gave birth to a baby girl at the Glastonbury festival in the early hours of Sunday morning, NME reports. Wessen went into labor shortly after the Rolling Stones' hit-stuffed set, a full two weeks shy of her due date. Both mom and baby are said to be "fine and fabulous."A Glastonbury spokesperson cheerfully noted, "We'd like to send our congratulations to the family. We look forward to welcoming them back in future years. We've had babies born here...Read Full Story
Taylor Swift joined the Rolling Stones at their gig at Chicago's United Center on Monday night for a rendition of "As Tears Go By," the song Mick Jagger and Keith Richards penned for Marianne Faithfull in the sixties. It should be noted that Taylor did not dance all up on Mick like her old pal Katy Perry did a few weeks back.Jagger announced Swift's appearance just before the show, tweeting, "Looking forward to singing with @taylorswift13 tonight! Wonder which song we will do?"Later that...Read Full Story
Katy Perry slipped on a pair of thigh high boots and an extra tight miniskirt to hit the stage at Las Vegas' MGM Grand on Saturday night with none other than the Rolling Stones. Mick and Katy had a sexy sound-off to "Beast of Burden," which suits Katy's voice much better than, say, Al Green's "Let's Stay Together."Read Full Story
Keith Richards did not hold back in his 2010 autobiography Life, offering candid anecdotes about everything from his excessive drug use to his relationships with Anita Pallenberg and Patti Hansen. Oh, and there's a charming little bit about his bandmate Mick Jagger's, uh, little bit: "Marianne Faithfull had no fun with his tiny todger. I know he's got an enormous pair of balls, but it doesn't quite fill the gap."Apparently these and other sentences about Jagger caused quite a rift between the...Read Full Story
The Rolling Stones are going to do this whole "50th Anniversary" thing up big. It appears the band is scheduled to play the Coachella Music and Arts Festival in Indio, California next April, according to a screengrab taken from the band's official mobile app.An eagle-eyed Stones fan spotted the surprising date on the band's schedule on Friday. The date has since been removed from the app, but that hasn't stopped speculation that this was just a leak of things to come:If this happens, there...Read Full Story
The Rolling Stones concert in Newark, New Jersey Saturday night had a very special, bodysuit-wearing guest onstage: Lady Gaga!
The platform-wearing blond thrilled audiences at the Prudential Center when she came out to sing with the guys during the hit "Gimme Shelter." Gaga wore her best black and white-striped bodysuit for the appearance and managed to have the moves like Jagger, all while wearing some seriously high heels. Impressive.It was a big night for the band, the final stop of the...Read Full Story