As Mick said: ‘After working for eight years I discovered at the end that no one had ever paid my taxes and I owed a fortune. Jagger told the crowd it was because no one had picked them up at the airport, but the truth was Tina Turner had killed the audience to such a degree the Stones did not want to play right after her.’Mick's marriage to Jerry Hall was a Hindu ceremony performed on a beach in Bali in 1990.So then you have to leave the country.’The band decamped to the South of France and Mick has been peripatetic to some extent ever since — his first wife Bianca complained she had spent their married life living out of a suitcase ‘in his quest to avoid income taxes’. When she threw him out in 1999 after he fathered a child by Brazilian model Luciana Morad, he argued that the wedding had no legal status — meaning Jerry was in line for only a tiny slice of his fortune.He wasn’t a real addict, but I said to him: “I can’t be with someone who takes drugs.
‘I’m not going to say that I didn’t make love to the both of them, because I did,’ she said.‘It’s called a cookie. It was wonderful, just like it should have been — everybody on their respective side doing whatever they do.
We were friends.’A 2012 biography claimed that Bowie and Jagger separately enjoyed some kind of liaison.
He also dallied with model Claudia Lennear, who had a fling with Mick as a teenager.
All of which would be extraordinary enough, but singer Ava Cherry said that she slept with both men simultaneously.
Keith Richards said recently: ‘The business side of it is how come the Stones aren’t living in England together.‘Half the time, Mick’s in New York and I’m in Switzerland.’Prince Rupert — whom Jerry Hall teasingly called Rupie the Groupie — even insisted on the Stones axing the UK leg of their Bridges To Babylon tour in 1998 after he worked out it would cost them £10 million in tax alone. She’s said to have got £10 million while he is worth £280 million — a display of parsimony that won him no fans.
The consummate performer is not beyond using cheap tricks to win over the audience. Jerry said: ‘I didn’t like the idea of annulling after 23 years and four children.She said that he took some ‘sparkle’ just before driving her home from the party, down a narrow, winding mountain road.‘He became convinced a medieval pike had materialised inside the car and the Duke of Edinburgh’s severed head was grinning at him from the end of it.’David Bowie delighted in sleeping with Jagger’s women, counting Mick’s girlfriend Marianne Faithfull and first wife Bianca Jagger among his conquests.Their album reached No 13 in the UK and No 26 in the U.S.; the single, Miracle Worker, struggled to No 136 in the UK. His solo career has been patchy, too, featuring four so-so albums.Simon has said that part of the pop classic is about the womanising actor Warren Beatty, her former lover.