Is it? Mick JaggerAbout to fight physically Paul McCartney? Rock royalty’s been sniping each other for the last month, and one report says they’re ready to drop gloves. Gossip Cop investigates.
‘Petty Paul Throwing Stones Again!’
According to the GlobeMcCartney, Jagger are about to face off. Their 60-year rivalry has been boiling over for the past month. McCartney dismissed Rolling Stones as a “stupid band”. “blues cover band,”Jagger isn’t happy about it. An insider says, “Mick considers the guy a stuck-up, pretentious piece of work who deserves to rot in hell.”
McCartney apparently thinks Jagger is just as overrated, but Jagger thinks he’s far more talented than the Beatle. Jagger is often quite passive but has had nerves touched. An insider’s conclusion. “To Mick, Stones are the better band because they’re still together and pumping out performances while The Beatles dried up after a few years.”According to the tabloid, “She’s a Rainbow” singer is ready to crush the “Beatle like a bug.’
McCartney and Jagger Are Ready To Brawl
This story contains quotes from weeks past. There’s been no fighting or barbs in that time, so this story is nonsensical. Mick Jagger was the funny last man to speak at an LA crowd. “Paul McCartney is here. He’s going to help us — he’s going to join us in a blues cover later.”Those words sound like something a legend would say, with no proof and plenty of humor.
There has been much written about the rivalry between the Beatles and Stones. Books have been published about it in fact, but they’ve always gotten along more than the media let on. Jagger did backup vocals on “‘All You Need Is Love,” while John Lennon and McCartney gave the Stones “I Wanna Be Your Man.” They’You are old friends.
Jagger or McCartney could both make millions from pay per view. They’re both going to be octogenarians in a few years and have far better things to do. It is absurd to believe this thin and silly story.
Other Bogus Stories
The GlobeJagger stories consistently miss the mark. It claimed he would have his ninth child earlier this year, but that didn’t happen. It exploited the death of Charlie Watts in a story about a supposed blood feud with Jagger. Just because Watts nearly killed Jagger with one punch doesn’t mean they hated each other for 50 years.
Gossip CopAlso, Jagger’s fear of death was debunked. You don’t go on tour if you’re terrified of dying on tour. McCartney’s criticism certainly got the world’s attention, but he’s not going to get crushed over it.