73-year old great-grandfather is father again for 8th time


New Delhi: The Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger  has become father for the eight time. Jagger now has children from five different women. For starters, Jagger is already a great-grandfather.

The 73-year old musician and his American ballerina girlfriend Melanie Hamrick said hello to a baby boy on Thursday in New York

A statement from Jagger publicist said,“They are both delighted.” “Mick was at the hospital for the arrival. Mother and baby are doing well and we request that the media respect their privacy at this time,” the statement added.

Jagger has a child maintenance deal with Hamrick. Jagger has promised a five figure sum every month to Hamrick. He has given her legally binding assurances, which include monthly payments of 11,400 pounds and a promise to buy her a house wherever she chooses to live. The payments, up until the child attains the age of 18, would add up to 2.5 million pounds, reports have said.

Hamrick has been dating the Rolling Stones singer for two years. He has made it clear he does not intend to marry her. The dancer became pregnant during the band's tour of South America earlier this year.

Jagger’s eldest child is a 45-year Karis Hunt. He has daughter a daughter, Jade Jagger, from his marriage with Bianca Jagger. His youngest child is 19-year old Gabriel.(News24Bureau/IANS)