LATEST: Rod Stewart will marry fiancee Penny Lancaster at his Florida
mansion this Christmas (DEC05) when the rocker's divorce from estranged wife
Rachel Hunter will finally be completed.
The 60-year-old DO YA THINK I'M SEXY? singer proposed to the 33-year-old
model on Saturday (12MAR05) during a romantic trip to Paris, France's Eiffel
But by the time the paper work is completed for his divorce from Hunter,
the winter weather in Britain, France and Los Angeles will be too cold for the
wedding, so the couple have opted for a warm ceremony at his Palm Beach home,
British newspaper The Sun.
A close friend says, "Rod was seriously considering Scotland because he is
proud of his Scottish heritage, but thought it would look corny. And the
"France and LA were also contenders, but Palm Beach guaranteed good
weather and a golden beach.
"Penny's dad GRAHAM has been joking about footing the bill at all the
other options. This one might be a slightly cheaper option."