Wyman Quits Smoking Over Health Threat27 October 2009
Wyman Quits Smoking Over Health Threat
The musician, who played bass guitar in the rock band from 1962 until his departure in 1992, has been a heavy smoker for decades.
But a visit to the doctor left the star, who turned 73 on Saturday (24Oct09), so concerned he could develop a deadly lung disease, he weaned himself off cigarettes.
Wyman says, "They told me: 'If you carry on, you are going to get emphysema.' So I thought: 'Sod it! I'm going to stop.'"
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