A Representative For Jack White Has Dismissed Suggestions The Rocker Is Preparing To Retire From Music And Quit Touring, Insisting The White Stripes Star Is Simply Taking A Previously-planned Hiatus.
The musician recently hit headlines after he discussed taking a break from work during an online chat with fans, prompting speculation he is giving up his solo career.
However, a spokesperson for White's Third Man Records label has now moved to clarify the comments and insist the star just wants some well-deserved time off.
A statement posted by the label reads, "I know we've all enjoyed our game of click bait bingo with Jack White this past year... So please indulge us so we can shed some light on these things... Never touring again - He never said that, but he IS taking a long break from the road (which was previously announced and discussed drama free over a month ago)... He is not quitting music."
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Jack White has issued an apology following the remarks he made about a number of musicians, including Meg White and The Black Keys, during a recent interview with Rolling Stone.
Jack White, the former frontman of The White Stripes, has apologised for the seemingly insensitive comments he made in an interview with Rolling Stone magazine. White is the cover of June's Rolling Stone magazine and made a series of comments in the accompanying interview in which he appeared to criticise The Black Keys, amongst others, for capitalising on the sound and music style he made so popular.
Jack White has issued an apology to numerous acts.
White's comments about The Black Keys were revealed when his ex-wife, Karen Elson, made public emails between the two which described White's opinions on the band. The revelation was as a result of their ongoing divorce case.
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The Whites split in 2011 and the singer/songwriter admits he has practically lost touch with his "hermit" ex.
Asked about her in a new Rolling Stone interview, the Seven Nation Army hitmaker reveals the drummer has always been less than enthusiastic about his success.
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Jack White admits he ''almost never'' speaks to his former bandmate Meg White, after their band The White Stripes split in 2011.
The ex-White Stripes singer, whose band called it a day in 2011, has since forged his own successful solo career and claims hardly anybody he knows speaks to drummer Meg since the band split.
He told Rolling Stone magazine: ''I don't think anyone talks to Meg. She's always been a hermit. When we lived in Detroit, I'd have to drive over to her house if I wanted to talk to her, so now it's almost never.''
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Jack White thinks it's a songwriter's job to be ''against the world,'' like the delta blues musicians of the 1920s and 1930s
Jack White thinks it's a songwriter's job to be ''against the world''.
The 'Freedom at 21' singer credits his career to the delta blues musicians of the 1920s and 1930s, and believes all artists should stay true to the honest, confessional style of songwriting they pioneered.
He told The Guardian newspaper: ''As a songwriter, even if you're singing about other people or making up characters, it's still your job to be against the world and that all began in the 1920s and 1930s with these blues singers.
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Jack White says his ex-wife and former band mate Meg White was ''uninterested'' throughout their career as The White Stripes.
The 'Hotel Yorba' duo found fame in 2001 - a year after divorcing as a couple - becoming one of the biggest rock bands of the last decade, before splitting in 2011, but Jack claims drummer Meg never showed the same level of enthusiasm as himself about the band.
He said: ''In The White Stripes it was impossible to share the good moments with Meg because she was very uninterested. If something nice happened, it wasn't like we would hug or have a drink. That wasn't what went on.
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Jack White has revealed he hasn't spoken to his former White Stripes bandmate Meg White much since the band split in February 2011.
The duo called time on the band in February 2011 and the guitarist has since recorded a solo album 'Blunderbuss', while drummer Meg has stepped out of the spotlight to live a more sedate life in Detroit with her husband Jackson and their five dogs.
Jack hasn't had much of an opportunity to talk to Meg since the band dissolved but he is happy the pair decided to call time on the White Stripes when they did.
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Former The White Stripes frontman Jack White has ruled out joining another band, but hinted he could start a solo career.
Jack White has ruled out joining another band and hinted at starting a solo career.
The singer, multi-instrumentalist and producer announced the end of his biggest group, The White Stripes, earlier this month, and now says he will concentrate on his other groups - The Raconteurs and The Dead Weather - as well as his Third Man record label.
He told Q magazine: "I won't join another band again. Three's enough for one lifetime. If I can't say it in any of these bands, then I'll say it by myself."
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The White Stripes are ready to get back together and head into the studio to record their seventh album.
The White Stripes are ready to head back into the studio together.
Guitarist and singer Jack White has been busy on a number of other projects - including his Third Man record label and recording albums with the his other bands The Dead Weather and The Raconteurs - since the band, completed by Meg White, went on semi-hiatus in 2007, but said the duo are ready to record again.
Jack told Vanity Fair magazine: "We thought we'd do a lot of things that we'd never done: a full tour of Canada, a documentary, coffee-table book, live album, a boxed set. It was one long project that took almost three years.
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The band was forced to cancel a string of gigs in 2007 because of Meg's condition, forcing them into hiatus.
Her bandmate Jack White has since occupied his time recording and performing with his other band The Raconteurs.
But he reveals he has been spending more and more time with Meg, and hints he's open to a reunion.
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Meg White, Great White and Jack White - Director Emmett Malloy (L), Meg White and Jack White Toronto, Canada - Premiere of 'White Stripes: Under The Great White Northern Lights' - The 2009 Toronto International Film Festival. Friday 18th September 2009
Meg White - Meg White and Jack White of 'The White Stripes' West Hollywood, California - performing at the old Tower Records building on the Sunset Strip in support of the group's new album 'Icky Thump' Wednesday 20th June 2007
Date of birth
10th December, 1974
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