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Ronnie Wood's wife gets mistaken for his kid

December 17th, 2013 1:20am EST
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Ronnie Wood's wife sometimes gets mistaken for his daughter.

The Rolling Stones rocker, 66, is married to 35-year-old theatre producer Sally Humphreys and since she is 31 years his junior their relationship is often mistaken when they're recognized in public.

He told the latest UK issue of HELLO! magazine: "Once in a while, she gets mistaken for my daughter."

Sally added: "We were getting off an aeroplane just recently and someone said loudly, 'Oh my God, it's Keith Richards.' Then to make it worse, they asked 'Are you his daughter?' I was thinking 'Please just stop talking.' "

Sally in...

Ronnie Wood celebrates radio award hat-trick

July 4th, 2013 3:10am EDT
Ron Wood
Rocker Ronnie Wood's radio career is still going strong after his show was named the U.K.'s top music programme for the third year in a row.

The Rolling Stones guitarist won the Specialist Programme of the Year award for The Ronnie Wood Show at the 18th annual Arqiva Commercial Radio Awards in London on Wednesday (03Jul13).

It marked the third time he had triumphed in the category. After former Spandau Ballet star Gary Kemp handed him the trophy, he tweeted, "Just got back from Arqivas (sic) & we won 'Specialist Programme of the Year - The Ronnie Wood Show' THANK YOU."

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Ronnie Wood enjoys surprise birthday party on tour

June 4th, 2013 3:10am EDT
Ron Wood
Rocker Ronnie Wood was treated to a surprise party to celebrate his 66th birthday over the weekend (01Jun13).

The Rolling Stones guitarist marked his big day on Saturday (01Jun13) and his pals organised a big bash between the band's sold-out shows in Chicago, Illinois.

Wood took to his page to share photos of his party, including one of him playing a game of musical chairs.

He also shared a snapshot of the special T-shirts guests wore, which read "66 and Counting: The Ronnie Wood Party" and featured the ape from the cover of the Rolling Stones' album GRRR! wearing a party hat...

Carrie Underwood Joins The Rolling Stones On Stage In Toronto

May 27th, 2013 3:05pm EDT
Carrie & Keith
Country singer Carrie Underwood joined the The Rolling Stones on stage in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Saturday night for a rendition of the band's classic song "It's Only Rock 'N' Roll (But I Like It)."

The sexy singer showed up wearing skin-tight leather pants and stilletto heels to join Mick Jagger, Keith Richards & co. and rock out.

The appearance was very special for Carrie -- eight years ago to the date she won the third season of American Idol.

"8 years ago today, I won American Idol and tonight, I sang with the Rolling Stones! Wow, so much has happened!" she tweeted after.

The offi...

Rolling Stones Having A Hard Time Selling $600 Tickets

May 3rd, 2013 3:57pm EDT
The Rolling Stones
The Rolling Stones may be on their last tour ever this year, which means it's probably near-impossible to get a ticket, right? Wrong. Tickets to see the band's "50 and Counting" tour are priced up to $600, and that's something most fans aren't willing to pay.

The band's tour kicks off at the Staples Center in Los Angeles Friday night, and according to the show isn't even sold out. The site reports that even scalpers -- er, ticket brokers, have even lowered their prices in attempt to sell them.

More than 1,000 tickets to the show were also put on sale by promoter AEG ...

Rolling Stones Rocker Ronnie Wood Marries Significantly Younger Woman

December 22nd, 2012 10:00am EST
Ronnie Wood & Sally Humphreys
On Friday rocker Ronnie Wood married his fiancee Sally Humphreys in a private ceremony in London. Bandmate Keith Richards and musician friend Rod Stewart acted as groomsmen.

Paul McCartney and his wife Nancy Shevell also attended the wedding, as well as Wood's two sons, Tyrone and father-to-be Jesse.

According to, Wood, 65, wore a navy blue suit, while Humphreys, 34, walked down the aisle in a traditional white gown and a silver headband. If you're a rockstar or a celebrity, it's not unheard of to marry a woman half your age!

The couple got engaged in October. It was Wood'...

Rolling Stones To Release 'GRRR!' - New 50-Track Greatest Hits Collection For 50th Anniversary

September 5th, 2012 5:39pm EDT
The Rolling Stones
The Rolling Stones, ABKCO Music & Records and Universal Music Group are pleased to announce the release of GRRR! by The Rolling Stones on the 12th of November 2012 for the World Excluding North America and on the 13th of November 2012 in North America.

Available in various different formats – including a three-CD 50 track version featuring 50 tracks, and a four-CD Super-Deluxe version gathering a whopping 80 tracks – the collection tells the fascinating ongoing story of the Greatest Rock'n'Roll Band In The World, from their high octane version of Chuck Berry's Come On, their first single ...

Rolling Stones Set To Begin Planning 50th Anniversary Show

June 19th, 2012 11:31pm EDT
The Rolling Stones
The Rolling Stones are planning a summer summit in London to discuss plans for a 50th anniversary concert later this year, according to band insiders.

Mick Jagger and his bandmates teamed up for rehearsals in New York in April and now guitarist Keith Richards has confirmed there are more sessions planned for July.

He tells Rolling Stone magazine, "It's all very hush-hush. I'm going over to London for a bit, so I'll find out more then."

And he also hints that the band may be recording a follow-up to 2005's A Bigger Bang: "We're going to talk about that in July and see. I mean, I'd love to...

Drummer Says The Faces Sound 'Better Than Ever'

April 8th, 2012 1:30pm EDT
Ron Wood
Drummer Kenney Jones insists The Faces sound better than ever now guitarist Ron Wood has cleaned up his act and got "the woman thing out of his system".

A week before he, Wood, Ian McLagan and Rod Stewart reteam for a rare performance at their Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction, Jones is confident fans will like what they hear.

And he thinks much of that has to do with Wood's sobriety and the end of his women chasing following the break-up of his marriage.

He tells Mojo magazine, "It's actually more together. On a good night, we used to blow everyone's head off, but every night's a good ...

The Faces To Reunite For Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Gala

March 26th, 2012 10:55pm EDT
Rod Stewart
Rod Stewart will reteam with his Faces bandmates for the first time in almost two decades when the group is inducted in to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in Ohio next month.

Drummer Kenney Jones made the big announcement during a recent interview with Music Radar.

He said, "We all had dinner about a month ago and decided that the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame would be the perfect time and place."

And Jones is hoping the one-off get-together will lead to a tour: "We'll just have to see how it does. I'd like to think there's more to come, although it depends how everyone's individual schedules ar...

Keith Richards Confirms Rolling Stones Tour - 51 Years On

March 14th, 2012 12:25pm EDT
Keith Richards
Keith Richards has confirmed The Rolling Stones will hit the road for a 50th anniversary tour - 51 years after they formed.

Fans of the iconic rock band have been desperate for a series of concerts to celebrate the group's half-century landmark this year, and even guitarist Ronnie Wood expressed hope they will tour soon.

Richards has now confirmed they do plan to play live again - but it's unlikely they'll be able to schedule gigs until 2013.

He tells Rolling Stone magazine, "Basically, we're just not ready. I have a feeling (2013 is) more realistic... The Stones always considered '63...

Ronnie Wood Credits Radio Show With Keeping Him Sober

March 11th, 2012 5:00pm EDT
Ronnie Wood
The Rolling Stones rocker Ronnie Wood's radio show is helping him beat his addiction to booze.

The guitarist has battled an ongoing drink problem for decades, and despite multiple stints in rehab, he has always returned to his hellraising ways.

He entered a clinic for the eighth time in 2010 following a violent altercation with his then-lover Ekaterina Ivanova and vowed to kick his habit altogether.

The star has so far managed to stay sober - and he credits his award-winning radio show on Britain's Absolute Classic Rock station with giving him new focus in his life.

He tells Britain's D...

The Rolling Stones To Release Photo Book

March 2nd, 2012 4:20pm EST
Rolling Stones
The Rolling Stones are issuing a deluxe picture book to mark their 50th anniversary as a band.

The Rolling Stones: 50 will hit shelves on July 12th, half a century after they made their debut at a club in London's Oxford Street.

The 352-page book contains 700 photos documenting their rise to fame and hand-picked by frontman Mick Jagger, guitarist Keith Richards, bassist Ronnie Wood and drummer Charlie Watts.

A joint statement from the rockers reads, "This is our story of 50 fantastic years. We started out as a blues band playing the clubs and more recently we've filled the largest sta...

Scarlett Johansson Auctioned Off To Rolling Stones Guitarist Ron Wood For $20,000

October 16th, 2011 11:30am EDT
Scarlett Johansson
Rocker Ron Wood dug deep at a charity auction and paid a whopping $20,000 for a dinner date with Hollywood actress Scarlett Johansson.

The Rolling Stones star was among the guests at the Too Many Women gala, in aid of Breakthrough Breast Cancer, in London on Thursday night.

Organizers staged an auction during the event, and Wood became involved in a bidding war with businessman David Tang for the Johansson lot - until they both agreed to pay $20,000 for the prize and split the dinner.

A guest tells London's Evening Standard newspaper, "When both bids reached £13,000, it looked as though ...

Rolling Stones Considering 50th Anniversary Spectacular In 2012

July 18th, 2011 11:30pm EDT
The Rolling Stones
The Rolling Stones are considering staging a massive London spectacular to mark the band's 50th anniversary next year, according to guitarist Ron Wood.

Plans for a 2011 reunion appear to have fallen flat as frontman Mick Jagger launches his supergroup SuperHeavy and Keith Richards breaks ground on a planned solo album, but Wood, who recently reformed The Faces without Rod Stewart, is hopeful the Stones will be back in 2012.

He tells London's Evening Standard there are plans afoot to stage a series of gigs in Hyde Park.

He says, "We'll try to recapture the old camaraderie... I know Keith ...

Keith Richards Once Used Superglue To Fix His Teeth

April 25th, 2011 9:10am EDT
Keith Richards
Rolling Stones rocker Keith Richards once used heavy duty household glue to fix his teeth when his veneers fell out, according to his bandmate Ronnie Wood.

Wood opened up about his own dental make-over in an interview with Britain's "The Guardian" newspaper, revealing his porcelain caps frequently come loose and his girlfriend Ana Araujo often has to help him fix them back in place with special dental glue.

And he also revealed that Richards once tried the same trick - but used an extra-strength adhesive to mend his smile.

Wood says, "A couple of these (teeth) have fallen out. I got the ...

Johnny Depp & Keith Richards Hang Out In London (Pics)

September 17th, 2010 8:30am EDT
Johnny Depp and Keith Richards
We spotted Johnny Depp and Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards leaving a London Restaurant together on Wednesday. Depp appeared to have a few scrapes and cuts on his face and knuckles. Did he get into a fight?

No, of course not - he's actually still wearing some of his makeup from filming "Pirates of the Caribbean 4" earlier in the day.

Pictures of Depp sparked reports that he'd been either injured doing stunts or in a fight, but his publicist Robin Baum told World Entertainment News Network, "He was in make-up from filming 'Pirates 4.'"

In related news, the new trailer for Depp and ...

Rolling Stones Considering 50th Anniversary Tour

September 7th, 2010 11:07pm EDT
Rolling Stones
The Rolling Stones are in talks to stage a 50th anniversary tour in 2011, according to drummer Charlie Watts.

The rocker, who will turn 70 next year, admits the supergroup can no longer afford to make distant plans, and so they're talking about an extensive, perhaps final, world trek sooner rather than later.

Watts tells Le Parisien, "We said that if we do something, it will be next year or the year after... We've reached an age where you can't look too far into the future."

His co-founders Mick Jagger and Keith Richards will both turn 70 in 2013.

The Stones' last time on the road, the ...

Rolling Stones, Doors Release New Documentary DVDs

June 24th, 2010 10:15pm EDT
The Rolling Stones
Eagle Vision 'the wholly-owned subsidiary of Eagle Rock Entertainment' is proud to announce the release of The Rolling Stones' "Stones In Exile," (June 22) a compelling hour long documentary look at the recording of what many rock historians call the greatest album in history: 1972's "Exile On Main Street." The packaging comes complete with 90 minutes of behind-the-scenes bonus footage.

There has been, over the years, a veritable mountain of debate, conjecture, written words and mythologizing about this most classic album. It has been the subject of books, of rumors, of innuendo, of storie...

The Rolling Stones To Re-Release Classic 'Exile On Main Street'

May 8th, 2010 9:32am EDT
The Rolling Stones
The Rolling Stones are preparing to re-release their 1972 classic album "Exile On Main Street." Regarded as one of the greatest albums in rock 'n' roll history and one of the most defining of the Stones' catalogue, "Exile On Main Street" will be re-released on May 18th. Fans will be treated to 10 new tracks, including "Plundered My Soul," "Dancing in the Light," "Following the River" and "Pass the Wine," as well as alternate versions of "Soul Survivor" and "Loving Cup."

To commemorate the release, The Rolling Stones have premiered their first video in years and it is a must see! The band's...

The Rolling Stones Hint At New Album Plans

March 8th, 2010 9:06pm EST
The Rolling Stones
Rock veterans the Rolling Stones have blasted retirement rumors - guitarist Keith Richards has revealed the band is poised to return to the studio to record a new album.

The group is currently resting between tours and have been rocked by allegations about bandmate Ronnie Woods' battles with addiction and tabloid coverage of his romance with a waitress 40 years his junior.

But Richards insists the Stones are still going strong, and they are plotting future tours and a new album.

He tells Rolling Stone magazine, "There's no definite plans, but I can't (see us) stopping. I wouldn't be surp...

Keith Richards Refuses To Stop Smoking

February 2nd, 2010 8:00pm EST
Keith Richards Refuses To Stop Smoking
Rolling Stones rocker Keith Richards refuses to quit smoking - despite recently cutting back on alcohol in a bid to improve his health.

Doctors allegedly ordered the 66-year-old hard-living guitarist to give up drinking after he suffered a brain hemorrhage when he fell out of a tree during an alcohol-fueled vacation to Fiji in 2006. Richards was reportedly spurred on to quit after watching his band mate Ronnie Wood, who is said to have checked into rehab for the eighth time last month, struggle with his addiction to booze.

However, Richards has no intention of stamping out his nicot...

Rolling Stones Star Ronnie Wood Checks Into Rehab For Eighth Time

January 30th, 2010 2:39pm EST
Ronnie Wood
Rolling Stones star Ronnie Wood has checked himself into a rehabilitation center in London in a bid to kick his alcohol problems once and for all, according to reports.

It will be the 62-year-old rocker's eighth stint in rehab, according to Britain's Daily Mail newspaper.

Wood last sought professional treatment for his boozing in July 2008, shortly after he walked out on his wife of 23 years, Jo, to be with his then-lover, young Russian waitress Ekaterina Ivanova.

His latest rehab stint comes weeks after he was cautioned by British police following a violent altercation with now-ex...

Lover Tried To Hang Herself With Rolling Stones Star's Neck Tie

January 2nd, 2010 5:13pm EST
Ronnie Wood
Ronnie Wood's former lover Ekaterina Ivanova has accused the Rolling Stones rocker of driving her to the brink of suicide during booze-fueled fights.

The 21 year old Russian waitress blames the veteran guitarist for two failed suicide bids in London and Paris, when she tried to hang herself with one of his neck ties.

And she vows never to return to Wood following their split last month - insisting his drink demons turned him into a "Jekyll and Hyde" character.

Ivanova tells Britain's The Sun newspaper, "At my lowest I think I really wanted to die, but none of the attempts were that...

Mick Jagger & Ron Wood To Discuss Stones Tour

December 31st, 2009 8:30pm EST
Mick Jagger
Mick Jagger is to meet up with Rolling Stones band mate Ron Wood in the New Year to discuss whether the guitarist is well enough to rejoin the group for a tour, according to reports.

Wood, who is said to be battling an alcohol addiction, has endured a difficult year which saw him divorce his wife Jo last month after his affair with young Russian waitress Ekaterina Ivanova was exposed in the press.

He has since split from Ivanova after he was arrested earlier this month for allegedly choking her during a heated argument outside a restaurant in Surrey, England.

Jagger is worried abou...

Sylvester Stallone's Paintings Sell For Thousands

December 3rd, 2009 11:39pm EST
Sylvester Stallone
Hollywood action man Sylvester Stallone has made a splash in the art world - one of his paintings has just sold for $50,000. The Rambo star, 63, has been a part-time painter for 30 years and his hobby is fast turning into a profitable venture.

A collection of Stallone's paintings recently went on display at an art gallery in Miami, Florida and one abstract piece caught the eye of Las Vegas casino magnate Steve Wynn, who handed over $40,000 for the painting on Wednesday.

A self-portrait of Stallone from the 1970s was snapped up by an art gallery boss for $50,000.

He's not the only s...

Rolling Stones Guitarist Ronnie Wood Arrested For Attacking 20-Year-Old Girlfriend

December 3rd, 2009 10:20am EST
Ronnie Wood
Rolling Stones rocker Ronnie Wood has been arrested on suspicion of assaulting his girlfriend Ekaterina Ivanova.

The 62-year-old guitarist was held by police in Surrey, south east England, on Wednesday evening for the alleged attack and reportedly held overnight before being released on bail.

It followed an alleged incident in a street close to the couple's home in Claygate, Surrey.

A Rolling Stones spokesman has confirmed the arrest but added that the band will not be issuing a statement, according to Sky News.

Wood split from longterm wife Jo in July last year after his fling ...

Rolling Stones Star Loses $17 Million In Divorce

August 30th, 2009 10:07am EDT
Ron Wood Rolling Stones divorce
Rolling Stones star Ronnie Wood is set to pay his estranged wife Jo $17.25 million after settling a divorce deal.

The veteran guitarist, 62, split from his wife of 23 years in July last year, after his affair with 20-year-old Russian waitress Ekaterina Ivanova was exposed.

Now the couple is set to finalize its divorce after Jo, 53, agreed to an out-of-court settlement that will effectively give her about half of the star's fortune, reports Britain's News of the World.

The former model, Wood's second wife, will take the family's mansion in Kingston Vale, England and will also rec...

Stars Come Out For Slash

July 4th, 2009 11:40am EDT
Stars Come Out For Slash Ozzy Osbourne Ron Wood
The stars came out for Slash as the rocker headlined Norway's Quart Festival on Tuesday - Ozzy Osbourne and Ron Wood joined him onstage. The Velvet Revolver and ex-Guns N' Roses guitarist was also joined by Black Eyed Peas singer Fergie during the show.

Slash's back-up band for the gig included Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham's son Jason, Rob Zombie guitarist John 5 and members of Jane's Addiction and Scars on Broadway.

His set was a run through rock music history with renditions of songs by Guns N' Roses, Velvet Revolver, Led Zeppelin, AC/DC, Black Sabbath and Ozzy Osbourne.


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