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Keith Richards Is Sorry for Saying Mick Jagger Should Get a Vasectomy

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 12: Mick Jagger and Keith Richards of The Rolling Stones perform live at Allphones Arena on November 12, 2014 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)

The Rolling Stones are old! Charlie Watts is about ready to call it quits, Ronnie Wood is on his seven-thousandth can of hairspray, Keith Richards is running his mouth to reporters about how his old buddy Mick Jagger should be surgically prevented from ever having children again. But the truest marker of their maturity came later, when @officialKeef apologized for it.

In the Wall Street Journal story, Keith called Mick a “randy old bastard” and said “It’s time for the snip—you can’t be a father at that age. Those poor kids!” It’s hardly the meanest remark they’ve ever exchanged. If you’ve read Richards’ autobiography Life, for instance, you know that he thinks Jagger has a tiny penis. The Glimmer Twins have been through a lot worse in their decades of friendship. Something tells me they’ll be able to patch this one up.