Keith Richards tweets apology for saying Mick Jagger needed a vasectomy

Keith Richards is taking back some comments he made about fellow Rolling Stones bandmate Mick Jagger needing a vasectomy after his girlfriend Melanie Hamrick gave birth to his eighth child a little over a year ago.

Jagger’s daughter, Deveraux Octavian Basil Jagger, was born on December 8, 2016 when Jagger was 73 old. Richards made a comment in a recent piece published by Wall Street Journal Magazine that child number eight might have been one too many.

“Mick’s a randy old bastard,” Richards said. “It’s time for the snip — you can’t be a father at that age. Those poor kids!”

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Richards posted an apology for his comments on Twitter Wednesday.

Fans posted some good-natured responses to the apology.

We’re guessing Mick probably wasn’t all that upset about it, either, and that it’s all water under the bridge.

Photo: By Larry Rogers [CC BY-SA 2.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons

One comment to “Keith Richards tweets apology for saying Mick Jagger needed a vasectomy”
  1. Ha ha ha
    what are Mick and Keith talking about…
    my oh my has time gone by since I first saw and heard
    these fellas in the mid-sixties
    after all that they’ve done you know that they had
    a life of talent behind them
    that is quite accomplished Satisfaction
    hey Mick and band
    we’re still listenin’ and diggin’

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