Fox Wants Lemmy At Her Wedding
Busty British model and singer SAMANTHA FOX has asked MOTORHEAD rocker LEMMY to walk her down the aisle when she weds longtime manager/girlfriend MYRA STRATTON.
Fox announced plans to stage a civil partnership ceremony with Stratton last year (09) and she dreams that when the big day comes, her unlikely pal will give her away in the absence of her late father.
The Touch Me (I Want Your Body) singer tells RockConfidential.com, "Unfortunately, my dad passed away 11 years ago and so I thought Lemmy would be great to give me away. It would be fantastic! He's such a nice fella. He's got a lot of character and lot of wisdom."
But she knows nailing down Lemmy to a time and a place is going to be difficult: "This guy tours constantly... He's never home. I think he's one of the hardest-working people in the business."
For those who might be surprised by Fox's choice of wedding guest, she insists she's been friends with the Motorhead frontman for years and they once recorded a song together.
She explains, "We met when I was 17... He was a fan of my (topless modelling) pictures.
"We started talking and he said we should do a song together... I went to his house and walked into his living room. I couldn't believe that his back wall was full of my pictures from newspapers and magazines... We wrote a song and called it Beauty and the Beast. It was fantastic. Unfortunately, Lemmy and Motorhead got involved in litigation with their record label and wasn't able to release new music for about three or four years. We couldn't release that track, which was a shame.
"We became friends over the years. We always meet up for dinner if we pass while gigging around. He's always been a mentor of mine... Lemmy is one of the gods of rock music. He knows the ins and outs of the business and if I ever needed advice he's always been there for me."