Rod Stewart's estranged wife Rachel Hunter has hinted catwalk beauty PENNY
LANCASTER has agreed to marry the rocker for his money.
The 60-year-old DO YA THINK I'M SEXY? singer proposed to Lancaster on
Saturday (12MAR05) during a romantic trip to Paris, France's Eiffel Tower.
But just a day after the couple announced their engagement, Hunter
suggested Lancaster accepted the proposal for financial reasons.
She says, "I used to think marriage was so beautiful, but right now, it's
just one big ugly contract.
"It is all about money, what people can get, and it has very little to do
with church and vows. That is not me being angry, because I had a great
"The contract between Rod and me wasn't important, because I didn't take
"But if you are truly in love with someone, why get that piece of paper
from the government?"