Mick Jagger Heroin Claims

Jerry Hall writes about drug use
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Rolling Stones singer Mick Jagger used heroin before meeting his former wife Jerry Hall.

The Rolling Stones include some of the most famous drug users in the Western World. Guitarist Keith Richards had a stunning intake, spending the bulk of the 70s in a chemical stupor.

Somehow managing to craft hugely successful albums at the same time The Rolling Stones have rarely been candid as to the extent of their drug use. Now in her autobiography Jerry Hall claims that Mick Jagger used heroin before they met.

The Southern belle has completed her memoirs, which contain some intimate stories of her life with The Rolling Stones. At one point, Jerry Hall reveals that Mick Jagger smoked heroin before the beginning of their relationship.

"I told him I couldn't see him if he took drugs, saying, 'Go away and don't come back until you're straight.' He succeeded - he had amazing willpower," she writes. Of course, Mick Jagger did craft the classic Rolling Stones track 'Sister Morphine' - allegedly inspired by his former beau Marianne Faithful.

However Mick Jagger has also made several statements against the drug. The singer told The Daily Telegraph: "Anyone taking heroin is thinking about taking heroin more than they're thinking about anything else ... when Keith (Richards) was taking heroin, it was very difficult to work."

At the time, Jerry Hall was linked to Roxy Music singer Bryan Ferry. In order to woo her, Mick Jagger apparently went to extreme lengths. "Mick laid siege to me, sending me flowers and getting me invited to dinners where he would be seated next to me. I was flattered."

"I started an affair with him on the condition that it would be over at the end of the summer when Bryan came back from his tour," writes Hall.

Mick Jagger has yet to respond to the claims.

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