News | Entertainment
21 Aug 2018 9:04
NZCity News
NZCity CalculatorReturn to NZCity

  • Start Page
  • Personalise
  • Sport
  • Weather
  • Finance
  • Shopping
  • Jobs
  • Horoscopes
  • Lotto Results
  • Photo Gallery
  • Site Gallery
  • TVNow
  • Dating
  • SearchNZ
  • NZSearch
  • Crime.co.nz
  • RugbyLeague
  • Make Home
  • About NZCity
  • Contact NZCity
  • Your Privacy
  • Advertising
  • Login
  • Join for Free

  •   Home > News > Entertainment

    Sir Mick Jagger "doesn't know" how to be anything other than a rock star

    The Rolling Stones frontman leads a "weird" existence and though he is happy with his life, he doesn't think he has many other options


    He said: "I've really done little else in my life - it's a bit limiting. It's a very cloistered, weird existence. I'm very happy to do it but I don't know about much else."

    The 74-year-old rocker also admitted he is puzzled by US President Donald Trump's use of their song 'You Can't Always Get What You Want' at his events because of the subject matter of the track.

    He said: "It's a funny song for a play-out song ? a drowsy ballad about drugs in Chelsea!

    "It's kind of weird. He couldn't be persuaded to use something else."

    Meanwhile, his bandmate Keith Richards has urged America to "get rid" of their president and revealed he once pulled out a knife and stabbed a table in protest of the tycoon promoting the group's 1989 'Steel Wheels' tour dates in Atlantic City.

    The 'Brown Sugar' rocker was infuriated when the band arrived and discovered posters had Trump's name in huge letters and theirs considerably smaller.

    He recalled in an interview with the BBC: "I got out my trusty blade, stuck it in the table and said: 'You have to get rid of this man!'

    "Now America has to get rid of him. Don't say I didn't warn you!"

    The 74-year-old guitarist previously admitted the idea of the former 'Apprentice' star in office was a "nightmare".

    Speaking before Trump was elected, he said: "Can you imagine President Trump? The worst nightmare.

    "But we can't say that. Because it could happen. This is one of the wonders of this country. Who would've thought Ronald Reagan could be president?"

    Meanwhile, Selfridges opened a Rolling Stones pop up shop in their Corner Shop spaces in four stores on Monday (14.05.18), to coincide with the UK leg of their 'No Filter' tour.

    The space includes a display of iconic costumes, a first-look at their first ever vinyl box set, a chance to re-live the historic Havana Moon concert and an opportunity to shop exclusive and limited-edition pieces.

    The Rolling Stones @ Selfridges, The Corner Shop is open until 3 June 2018 with collections available in stores in London, Birmingham, Manchester Exchange and Trafford.

    The band's 'No Filter' tour opens in Dublin on May 17.

    © 2018 Bang Showbiz, NZCity


     Other Entertainment News
     21 Aug: John Newman is reportedly set to get married on Saturday (18.08.18)
     21 Aug: James Ricketson's Cambodian goddaughter says the filmmaker is not a spy in day two of trial
     21 Aug: Coco Austin’s daughter Chanel gets “jealous” whenever the model holds another baby
     21 Aug: Kylie Jenner’s daughter has made her “love herself more”
     21 Aug: Kylie Jenner thinks about the “future” more now she’s a mother
     21 Aug: Jessica Biel felt “awful” when she first switched to a producing role on ‘The Sinner’
     21 Aug: Jenna Johnson and Val Chmerkovskiy’s dog has died
     Top Stories

    RUGBY RUGBY
    The All Blacks believe there's plenty of room for improvement in the return Bledisloe Cup test in Auckland this Saturday More...


    BUSINESS BUSINESS
    Wellington's property market continues to run hot as others are showing signs of cooling More...



     Today's News

    Entertainment:
    John Newman is reportedly set to get married on Saturday (18.08.18) 8:55

    Motorsports:
    Brendon Hartley's Toro Rosso teammate Pierre Gasly has got the nod to move up to Red Bull Racing as Daniel Ricciardo's replacement for 2019 8:46

    Motoring:
    Father and son drive through flames in bid to escape Montana forest fire 8:36

    Law and Order:
    James Ricketson's Cambodian goddaughter says the filmmaker is not a spy in day two of trial 8:36

    Entertainment:
    Coco Austin’s daughter Chanel gets “jealous” whenever the model holds another baby 8:25

    Environment:
    A permanent boil water notice has been issued for residents on an Ashburton water supply 8:06

    Politics:
    Far North Mayor John Carter says it's fantastic Northland will be getting extra police officers 7:56

    International:
    First direct evidence of water ice on the surface of the moon 7:56

    Entertainment:
    Kylie Jenner’s daughter has made her “love herself more” 7:55

    Motoring:
    Ten high-risk Auckland roads are being made safer after a disturbing spike in deaths and serious injuries 7:46


     News Search






    Power Search


    © 2018 New Zealand City Ltd