You sort of knew it right? The Glimmer Twins can’t stand each other but still tour together because there’s so much money in it. From the New York Post:
Legendary Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards revealed Friday the exotic highs and jealous lows of his half-century collaboration with Mick Jagger.
The bond between two of The Rolling Stones’ founder members was now so strained, Richards said he has not set foot in Jagger’s dressing room in 20 years. He added he misses the friend with whom he forged one of music’s most successful writing partnerships.
In his much anticipated autobiography, “Life,” to be serialized exclusively in The (London) Times from Saturday, Richards describes in frank detail what sounds like a long and particularly explosive marriage, complete with love rivalries, drug taking, epic arguments and jaw-dropping insults.
His relationship with Jagger has continued to be turbulent. Richards, 66, confirmed that his nickname for Jagger is “Your Majesty” or “Brenda.”
Richards said, “It was the beginning of the ‘80s when Mick started to become unbearable,” adding, “I think Mick thinks I belong to him.” He admitted, “I used to love Mick, but I haven’t been to his dressing room in 20 years. Sometimes I think, ‘I miss my friend.’ I wonder, ‘Where did he go?’”
Jagger has read the book, Richards said. “I think it opened his eyes a bit.” The only thing Jagger asked him to take out was a reference to him having used a voice coach. Richards declined.
Despite their fractious relationship, Richards said they expect to tour again. “I think it’s going to happen. I’ve had a chat with … Her Majesty. Brenda.”…
[continues in the New York Post]
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