Quote: "Mick's got eight now, hasn't he? That's enough for me. I've put the cue in the rack." Like top rocker pal Mick Jagger, Rod Stewart has no plans to add a ninth child to his family.
Fact: DJ David Guetta and hip hop stars Run-DMC are set to co-headline the Friday night of Britain's Isle of Wight Festival in June (17). They join previously-announced headliners Rod Stewart and Arcade Fire.
Fact: Rod Stewart will close the 2017 Isle of Wight Festival in the U.K. with a headlining slot on 11 June (17). The Maggie May crooner joins previously-announced headliners Arcade Fire, who will play on the previous evening (10Jun17). The annual music festival runs from 8 to 11 June (17).
Quote: "We fell out with each other... We didn't fall out, we just didn't communicate for a while, but in the last week we've been emailing back and forth everyday, it's extraordinary, I don't know why. We love each other again... I'd love to (tour with Elton John), but I think he gets worried because he's stationary, he's at the piano. He knows I can still jump about." Singer Rod Stewart would like to perform with his old friend Elton John.
Quote: "It was so loose. I was thinking, 'If this is what it's like when we're all relatively sober what must it have been like when we were completely p**sed?" Rod Stewart was shocked by the lackadaisical musicianship when he reunited with his former band the Faces for a charity gig last month (Sep15).
Quote: "I know him socially, have done for quite some time. No, we don't share hair-care tips, although he does admire mine." Rocker Rod Stewart is pals with controversial U.S. presidential hopeful Donald Trump.
Fact: Rocker Rod Stewart has been given permission to build a miniature five-a-side soccer pitch in the garden of his new British home. The singer famously has a full-sized soccer pitch in the grounds of his current mansion in Essex, England but will be downsizing it when he relocates to a nearby property.
Quote: "They're enjoying themselves and that's what counts, but I'm cringing sometimes." Rod Stewart has mixed feelings about his kids' new reality TV show Stewarts & Hamiltons. The rocker appeared in the pilot episode but has no plans to return to the programme.
Quote: "If I could go back and do it all over again, forget rock 'n' roll. These country guys are the hottest guys I've ever seen. Eric Church is so hot, Luke Bryan, Chris Young and now Blake Shelton." Rod Stewart's ex Alana Stewart has the hots for today's top country music stars.
Quote: "It didn't last very long. It was all over in a split second. She was a big girl. She looked like she was in her thirties and that's what spurned the song Maggie May." Veteran rocker Rod Stewart was inspired to write his hit song MAGGIE MAY by the woman he lost his virginity to as a teenager.
Fact: Rapper A$AP ROCKY made a brief appearance on THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDEN on Tuesday (14Jul15) for a segment titled Carpool Karaoke with unlikely collaborator Rod Stewart. The duo performed their song EVERYDAY, which samples the rocker's IN A BROKEN DREAM, while Stewart also belted out his hits DA YA THINK I'M SEXY, THE FIRST CUT IS THE DEEPEST and MAGGIE MAY while TV host Corden drove him around Los Angeles. Mariah Carey, Justin Bieber and Jennifer Hudson have also appeared in similar car-karaoke segments on the show.
Quote: "I've wondered about being in the armed forces, away from your sweetheart and your family. That must be heartbreaking... That is what Another Country is all about." Rod Stewart reveals the title and theme of his 30th studio album, which will be released in October (15).
Fact: A rare Lamborghini Miura which was once owned by Rod Stewart is up for sale on Internet auction site eBay. Less than 800 Miruas were built and Stewart picked up his in 1971. The classic sports car is expected to send bidding past $2 million (£1.3 million).
Fact: Rod Stewart has been forcing New York commuters to do a double-take after taking a downtown subway train to work. Fans have posted photos of a man looking exactly like the British rocker riding the public transport on social media. One of the shots even features Stewart asleep next to a woman who clearly has no idea who he is.
Quote: "I've already written seven or eight songs for the next album. One of them is about putting my three-year-old son to bed. There's loads to write about." Rod Stewart's daddy duties are inspiring new songs.
Fact: Rocker Rod Stewart paid a visit to the 911 Memorial reflecting pool in New York City on Sunday (25May14) ahead of America's Memorial Day on Monday (26May14).
Fact: Soul legend Bobby Womack is set to collaborate with fellow musicians Snoop Dogg, Rod Stewart and Stevie Wonder on his next album. The new record, which has not yet been named, will be the star's 28th studio album.
Quote: "It was great until Ozzy's band came along and they beat me by a year a few weeks later." Rod Stewart on his short-lived record of longest run between number one albums in the U.K. - his last release, Time, gave him his first chart-topper there in 37 years. The record was beaten weeks later by Black Sabbath.
Quote: "I hate the way men dress today - at the theatre it's all anoraks and shorts. You go to dinner and see beautifully dressed women with men like tramps wearing trainers (sneakers), jeans and T-shirts. If I was a woman I'd say, 'Are you taking me out looking like that, toerag?'" Singer Rod Stewart encourages men to take more pride in their appearances.
Fact: Rod Stewart and his wife Penny Lancaster have been photographed dining at the same London restaurant table where Nigella Lawson and Charles Saatchi had a very public row earlier this month (Jun13). The singer and his partner were spotted laughing and enjoying each other's company at Scott's restaurant on Tuesday (25Jun13).
Quote: "I work out four times a week, cycling, swimming and running because I want to save me (sic) joints... The benefits of exercising, the most important thing is mentally. It just makes you feel great. If I don't work out for six days, I go downhill, I get depressed... (For breakfast) I eat porridge and I have sardines on toast. It's the fish oils. Sardines are so good for you." Veteran rocker Rod Stewart has left his wild days behind him and adopted a healthy diet and lifestyle plan.
Quote: "When you've got two small kids and you're both in bed and your son comes home through the door and says, 'Mum! dad...!', we've got to fit it in between the children... We go to Florida three or four times a year and that's probably when I get my leg over the most." Rod Stewart has had to ration sex so as not to shock his youngest kids.
Quote: "I'm sure I'm gonna do it one day. It's something I do pretty well. There's a fine line between rock 'n' roll and country now anyway. If you look at You're in My Heart, one of my songs, it's very country." Rod Stewart on his plans to record a country album.
Quote: "We did the Troubadour the other week. That was quite an experience, because I'd never played there, which was unbelievable. When I was with the Jeff Beck Group, we went straight to the Anaheim Convention Center... and when we came with the Faces, we went straight to the Forum and the Swing Auditorium up in San Bernardino. So we never played any of the small places here. I saw my daughter play the Troubadour about a year ago, and it was the first time I'd ever gone in there." Rod Stewart on playing Los Angeles' fabled Troubadour for the first time last month (Apr13).
Quote: "I can't imagine they're gonna do anything after they've done this tour. So this is what we keep waiting for. It's either the Stones are doing a tour or I'm doing a tour, and no one can make a commitment, although we do want to do it." Rod Stewart admits his plans to stage a comeback with The Faces are beginning to take shape because it looks like bandmate Ronnie Wood's other group the Rolling Stones' current 50 & Counting tour will be their last.
Quote: "I wish I could play there forever. Great seats, great acoustics, and they treat me like I'm Elvis." Rod Stewart loves performing at Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas.
Quote: "It was earth-shattering. No one had ever left me, so I wasn't ready for it... We all get hurt one way or another by love, but it was a painful time." Rod Stewart on his split from second wife Rachel Hunter.
Quote: "No, haha. I tell Woody, I seen 'em once - in 1963 at Eel Pie Island (in London) - I don't have to see them again! I've got nothing but admiration for them - from a distance." Rod Stewart will not be watching his rock pals THE Rolling Stones' comeback concerts later this year (13).
Fact: Crooner Tom Jones is set to perform at fabled Los Angeles venue the Troubadour next month (12May13). The Welsh star isn't the only Brit set to hit the stage at the legendary club - Rod Stewart is also booked to play one of his most intimate gigs in years there on 25 April (13).
Quote: "We're losing nine a week in the British Isles. Pubs will be non-existent in 20 years. It's very sad. Some of my happiest moments have been in pubs. Trousers round your ankles. Ah, can't beat it." Singer Rod Stewart laments the decline of Britain's traditional pubs.
Fact: One Direction, Kylie Minogue, Alicia Keys, Girls Aloud and Rod Stewart are among the acts who will perform for Britain's Queen Elizabeth II at the Royal Variety Performance on 19 November (12). Funnyman David Walliams will host the charity event at London's Royal Albert Hall.
Quote: "People try and say I've had thousands of girls. I haven't. I've probably had 50 or 60." Rod Stewart insists reports of his dating prowess are overblown.
Quote: "No more. I've put my cue back in the rack!" Rocker Rod Stewart rules out having any more children after welcoming his eighth kid, son Aiden, with third wife Penny Lancaster last year (11).
Quote: "One night he sort of (tried to flirt), but we had a laugh about it in the back of a car. I said, 'Oh, shut up, Rod,' and he laughed, and that was it." Singer Kiki Dee reveals Rod Stewart tried to make a move on her in the 1970s.
Fact: British pop star Gary Barlow has beaten fellow fathers Rod Stewart, Jay Z and Jack Osbourne to be named the U.K.'s Celebrity Dad of the Year (12). Sir Elton John was also nominated for the prize, sponsored by hotel chain Premier Inn. Australian singer Peter Andre claimed the title last year (11).
Quote: "He's not all that fussed, as long as it's short. He'll tolerate elegant, flowing gowns which I love. But he's a leg man, always has been, always will be." Rod Stewart's wife Penny Lancaster knows what her man likes when it comes to her dresses.
Quote: "My joy is indescribable." Rod Stewart on the birth of his first grandchild - daughter Kimberly gave birth to a baby girl on Sunday (21Aug11), a day after she celebrated her 32nd birthday. Actor Benicio Del Toro is the child's father.
Quote: "I've never smoked and I keep myself fit. I've played football my whole life - I still play. I love exercise... (also) lots and lots of kids." Father-of-eight Rod Stewart on how he stays fit and healthy at 66.
Fact: Rod Stewart is finally showing off his beloved Viper sports car seven years after his gardener was convicted of stealing it. The yellow motor has been under lock and key since it was nabbed by the green-fingered thief in 2004, but it will go on display to car enthusiasts on Friday (08Apr11), as part of the three-day Celebrity Super Cars exhibition in Chicago, Illinois.
Quote: "Of course I do, I don't like to hurt anybody. But I was a little spunky lad." Rod Stewart regrets cheating on his first wife, Alana Hamilton.
Quote: "I wanted them to know at the same time, no favouritism. We all email each other a lot. They're great kids, I'm very proud of them." Rocker Rod Stewart decided to email his older kids to let them know about the birth of the most recent addition to the family, little Aiden, last month (Feb11). The tot is Stewart's eighth child.
Quote: "They love Stevie. She's just ultra-cool. She has a cult." Rod Stewart's daughters Ruby and Kimberly encouraged the rocker to tour with Stevie Nicks.
Quote: "I quite like them. I watch them occasionally. I agree with Elton (John), there is some tripe on there, but there's some tripe in the charts as well. I do feel that the amount of attention they get in the build-up to the shows and then once they're out of it - dumped - I think psychologically that can be very hurtful." Rod Stewart fears for contestants on TV singing competitions such as American Idol.
Quote: "What have me and the Queen of England got in common? We've had the same haircut for 40 years." Rod Stewart jokes about his ageless look.
Quote: "I have been a bit of a s**ger in my time and it wasn't always blondes... I've been out with brunettes and redheads. The girl who inspired Maggie May was a redhead and (wife) Penny (Lancaster) when I met her was a honey blonde, she just got blonder." Rod Stewart insists he loves ladies of any hair colour.
Quote: "I've hardly ever had a one-night stand and I've never had sex with a groupie. I've been faithful to (wife) Penny (Lancaster) and I was faithful to (ex-wife) Rachel (Hunter)... I'd say I've always been enthusiastic about women but never indiscriminate. I'm more a quality than quantity man." Rod Stewart downplays his Lothario image.
Quote: "It was tough for Penny when I first started dating her. The kids worry that everyone is a gold-digger, but Penny took it in her stride." Rod Stewart admits his children were wary of him dating his now-wife Penny Lancaster.
Quote: "We didn't have a bathroom. I'd go up the road to my older sister's house to get a bath." Rod Stewart on his upbringing.
Quote: "I burst into tears in this restaurant. She was crying, I was crying. It was very special." Rod Stewart was overwhelmed to learn wife Penny Lancaster was pregnant. The couple will welcome its new baby next year (11).
Quote: "In the old days we used to trash hotels, now they welcome me with big tables." Veteran singer Rod Stewart reminisces about being a reckless rock 'n roll star.
Fact: Veteran crooner Rod Stewart surprised two lucky fans on America's late night show JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE! on Thursday (21Oct10), when he ran into the studio audience and handed out a pair of free tickets to his Las Vegas concert next month (Nov10).
Quote: "The bit I always enjoyed was getting the sperm in the bottle and getting in the Ferrari and taking it down the hospital. And also I had to give my wife injections in the bottom (butt) at six o'clock every night - oh I did enjoy that." Rod Stewart admits he found a positive side to undergoing in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) treatments with his wife Penny Lancaster.
Fact: Rod Stewart has already picked out a name for his unborn eighth child. The singer and his pregnant wife Penny Lancaster are planning to call the new arrival Aidan. The baby is due in February (10).
Quote: "Penny and I have decided that, as long as I'm not on tour, then I'll have to do my nappy duties, which I don't mind. I did it with all the other kids so I'm cool with it." Rod Stewart is happy to pitch in as a dad.
Quote: " I had thyroid cancer 10 years ago. Had it diagnosed one day, the next I was in hospital and had an operation, the next day I was out and I'm fine now. I was extremely lucky. I did have an issue with my voice for a while. But the only really depressing thing is when people ask me if I feel I'm living on borrowed time." Rod Stewart.
Quote: "I tend not to put music on when making love because I need to concentrate. You'd think I'd have gotten it right by now, with seven children, wouldn't you?" Ageing rocker Rod Stewart prefers a quiet atmosphere in the bedroom.
Quote: "I had no pain relief. This time I may well have some. There are no medals or trophies for doing it without." Rod Stewart's wife Penny Lancaster is shying away from having another natural birth when she welcomes the pair's second child in March (11).
Quote: "Straight away it was no alcohol, but if I said I wasn't drinking people would ask why and guess, so I'd ask for a glass of wine and sneakily pass it to Rod." Rod Stewart's wife Penny Lancaster went to extreme lengths to keep her pregnancy news secret.
Quote: "I always thought I'd have a huge party to make a point of my 40th but what could be more memorable than having a newborn child? I don't have anything planned but I'm proud to be turning 40 and I have everything I could ever wish for." Rod Stewart's wife Penny Lancaster on expecting her second child shortly before her 40th birthday next year (11).
Quote: "I don't blame him... Rod's voice is different now. Roger Daltrey's voice isn't the same. Same for Robert Plant. If you can't hit the notes, then it's time to think about another form of music." Jeff Beck understands why former bandmate Rod Stewart has turned his back on rock music to concentrate on recording soul classics and standards.
Quote: "I took him out on the pitch the other day. We were all dressed in our Celtic kit and he ran off. He said, 'Oh look, some flowers - I must pick them for mummy!' He loves his mum." Rod Stewart is struggling to get his four-year-old son Alastair to love soccer.
Quote: "I would either go bald or call up Elton John and see what weaver he uses. His hair is stunning close up. It's quite a harvest." Rod Stewart pokes fun at his follically-challenged pal when asked what he'd do if he started to lose his famous hair.
Quote: "I've met and sung for the royal family, but when I met Wilson Pickett... that was the greatest experience of my life." Rod Stewart on meeting his hero - late MUSTANG SALLY singer Pickett.
Fact: Rocker Rod Stewart's wife Penny Lancaster donned her running shoes for a 10-mile (16-kilometre) charity walk on Saturday (30May09). The 38 year old paced the grounds of U.K. country house Blenheim Palace to raise funds for Breast Cancer Care.
Quote: "If toys are round the floor or there are papers lying about, he'll pick up the toys and shuffle the papers to make them tidy. He does say, 'I bet Bruce Springsteen doesn't have to do this.'" Penny Lancaster gets help around the house from her rocker husband Rod Stewart.
Quote: "(Last thing at night) Rod and I have a cuddle. It's a ritual we stick to religiously every night before we go to sleep. There has to be an embrace and then it's, 'Good night'." Rocker Rod Stewart and his wife Penny Lancaster love a cuddle before they go to bed at night.
Fact: Rocker Rod Stewart has turned his hand to designing lingerie. The MAGGIE MAY hitmaker is selling skimpy black underwear on his official website - all decorated with red hearts and the slogan, "Isn't It Romantic".
Fact: Veteran rocker Rod Stewart was so thrilled with his and wife Penny Lancaster's new haircuts on Friday (14Mar08) at Steven Carey hairdressers in Mayfair, London, he tipped the stylist an extra GBP200 ($400).
Fact: Veteran singer Rod Stewart will kick off his American tour at a state fair in Paso Robles, California on 30 July (08). Canadian rocker Bryan Adams will open the first seven dates of the 18-city tour which wraps in Tampa, Florida on 28 August (08).
Fact: Rocker Rod Stewart's daughter KIMBERLY has abandoned her failing fashion label Pinky Starfish to launch a new line, named Primp.
Fact: Scottish singer Paolo Nutini got hold of a ticket for the Euro 2008 soccer qualifier between Scotland and Italy by calling his rocker pal Rod Stewart. He says, "I couldn't believe it. I told him I didn't have a ticket and jokingly asked if he had a spare, then he invited me along to Hampden (soccer ground) with him."
Fact: Model PENNY LANCASTER STEWART was axed from hit British reality show STRICTLY COME DANCING on Sunday night (11Nov07), after failing to dazzle the TV audience and panel of judges with her sexy salsa. The departure of rocker Rod Stewart's wife from the programme leaves British model/actress Kelly Brook as favourite to win the show.
Fact: Rod Stewart's ex-wife Rachel Hunter made sure she'll be front and centre at Justin Timberlake's concert in Melbourne, Australia on Tuesday night (06Nov07) by asking for V.I.P. tickets as part of her appearance rider at the Melbourne Cup horse race. The show promoter also booked her to appear at the racing meet.
Quote: "Our household used to be all about free kicks, passes and football. Now it's paso dobles and foxtrots." Singer Rod Stewart has swapped soccer for dancing since his wife Penny Lancaster's appearance on British TV show STRICTLY COME DANCING.
Fact: Rocker Rod Stewart stunned passerbys in a Beverly Hills cafe recently - he was wearing his Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) medal over lunch.
Fact: CALEIGH PETERS, the singer and TV host who became engaged to Rod Stewart's SEAN on Friday (15Jun07), is Barbra Streisand's goddaughter. During the Barbra Streisand: The Concert TV special in 1994, the diva sang a medley of Disney songs and dedicated it to Caleigh, who was four at the time.
Quote: "I want the reputation of being a sexy bad boy! I'm kinda sexy. I'm the Tommy Lee meets David Beckham kind of sexy!" Rod Stewart's son SEAN on his sex-symbol aspirations.
Fact: Scottish actor Ewan McGregor is hosting a Burns night supper in honour of the famed poet RABBIE BURNS in London tonight (25JAN07). Guests will include Sir Paul McCartney and his fashion designer daughter STELLA, Rod Stewart and his fiancee Penny Lancaster, and Hollywood actor Danny Glover.
Quote: "I put far too much energy into football." Rod Stewart admits supporting his beloved Celtic soccer club can rob him of his life.
Fact: Rod Stewart buried the placenta of his one-year-old son ALISTAIR under a walnut tree on his country estate in Britain.
Quote: "She's got the genuine talent. We're trying to put a band together for her, but she wants every member to look like Brad Pitt." Rod Stewart has high expectations for his talented teenage daughter RENEE.
Fact: Fun-loving Rod Stewart celebrated topping the US charts with his new album STILL THE SAME... GREAT ROCK CLASSICS OF OUR TIME by hiring a bagpipe band to invade a meeting among the heads of his J Records label.
Fact: Rocking Rod Stewart owes his health and youthful looks in part to his daily wine intake - he sups two glasses of red and one of white every day.
Fact: Prince has been named a late addition to the list of 2006 inductees for the UK Music Hall of Fame. The pop superstar will join Bon Jovi, Rod Stewart, James Brown, Brian Wilson, Led Zeppelin and DUSTY SPRINGFIELD, among others, on the honour role next Tuesday (14NOV06).
Quote: "Do I change nappies? Oh yes Actually I have to beat people away from the nursery door: 'I'll do it, I'll do it!'" Rod Stewart has a hands-on approach to fatherhood with new baby ALASTAIR
Quote: "It's not that huge, but I've never stuck anything down there to make it look bigger... It's a nice k**b. No one's complained so far." Rod Stewart is fond of his manhood.
Quote: "She hates me. (She) hasn't got a good word to say about me... It was 25 years ago or whatever when we split up, and she still wants to put an axe through me." Rod Stewart reveals there's no love lost between him and his actress ex, BRITT EKLAND.
Quote: "I can't even remember her face. I can remember the tent we were in, I remember the heat and I remember coming very quickly." Rod Stewart has a patchy memory when it comes to the former lover, who inspired his classic hit MAGGIE MAY.
Quote: "What's my secret? Plenty of sex and plenty of wine." Rocker Rod Stewart reveals how to maintain a youthful complexion.
Quote: "The thing is he's done it all off his own back. He hasn't asked me to make phone calls for him, so I'm very proud of him." Rod Stewart is pleased his son SEAN STEWART is finding his own way in the world with upcoming US TV show SONS OF HOLLYWOOD.
Quote: "One day I'd love to say a lot more - because there is a lot more." New Zealand model Rachel Hunter promises fans she will reveal the secrets of her failed marriage to Rod Stewart in the future.
Quote: "One more child and I'm going to have to close the office." Father-of-seven Rod Stewart confirms his next child will be his last.
Quote: "Wasn't it great? Dad knew the truth of the situation and set the record straight. I was really proud and touched that he went up onstage and did that for me." Rod Stewart's model daughter KIMBERLY is pleased her father blasted British comedian RUSSELL BRAND at the GQ Man Of The Year Awards in London earlier this month (SEP06).
Quote: "It's not that huge, but I've never stuck anything down there to make it look bigger. Honest. No one's complained so far." Veteran rocker Rod Stewart is proud of his penis size.
Quote: "Never had a collection as such. It's like watching a guy cook a steak through a window when you're hungry isn't it?" Rod Stewart shares his views on pornography.
Quote: "Footballers get stick for supposedly earning more money than they deserve. They don't earn anything near what I get." Rod Stewart boasts about his vast wealth.
Fact: Legendary rocker Rod Stewart spends $10,800 (GBP6,000) each year on haircuts.
Quote: "I just have to stifle my celebrations when England score because he has such a glum face." Penny Lancaster is unable to celebrate England's soccer World Cup goals in front of her Scotland-supporting fiance Rod Stewart.
Fact: Rocker Rod Stewart's fiancee Penny Lancaster is launching a new charity calendar featuring celebrities and their pets. She says of the photography project, which includes Stewart, SIR Elton John and acid-tongued pop mogul Simon Cowell, "I hope the animals will behave better than their owners."
Quote: "When the baby's head appeared it was covered in dark, sticky blood so it was hard to know which end was coming out. Rod said, 'What is that?!' He thought it looked like a lump of coal." Rod Stewart's fiancee Penny Lancaster recalls the rocker's reaction to the birth of his seventh child Alastair Wallace in November (05).
Fact: Over 27 million people tuned into Tuesday night's (18APR06) American Idol as Rod Stewart coached the finalists to croon standards like It Had to Be You and SOMEONE WHO'LL WATCH OVER ME. Rocking Rod thrilled the pop wannabes by bringing baby son ALASTAIR to a televised meet-and-greet session.
Fact: <p>Rod Stewart's baby son ALASTAIR has already had a taste of his dad's superstar life - the singer set up a nursery for his boy, complete with candlelight, backstage at a recent Earls Court, London, concert. </p>
Fact: <p>Rod Stewart wasted no time in giving his new baby boy Alastair Wallace a taste of his Celtic roots - he sang Scottish soccer anthems to his son in the delivery room minutes after he was born in November (05). </p>
Quote: <p>"I was in charge of the taps and sorting out the temperature. My father was a master plumber." Rocker Rod Stewart felt well qualified to oversee his fiancee Penny Lancaster's November (05) water birth, when she gave birth to the couple's first baby Alastair Wallace. </p>
Quote: <p>"Sometimes in the morning I look in the mirror and it looks disgusting. Gimme a couple of hours, I can get there." British rocker Rod Stewart admits he's not the most attractive sight first thing in the morning. </p>
Quote: <p>"They've all been pretty good. None of them have been to prison. They've had their little drinking bouts, which they've all overcome. It's a difficult town for kids to grow up in." Rod Stewart blames Hollywood excess for his children's mistakes. </p>
Quote: <p>"He's following my footsteps, ain't he - he got engaged up the Eiffel Tower." Rod Stewart thinks dad-to-be Tom Cruise is following his example by proposing to his girlfriend Katie Holmes at the landmark in Paris, France, before impregnating her. </p>
Quote: <p>"I hate the way they all go to rehab; they're all proud of it. Let the music stand. Let the music do what it's supposed to do - don't tell us about your drug problems." Rod Stewart urges rock stars to keep their problems and rehab stints to themselves - and use the experience to write great songs. </p>