Ekaterina Ivanova 'free' of Ronnie
- Bang Showbiz
- 13 December 2009
Ronnie Wood's ex-girlfriend Ekaterina Ivanova, 20, says she feels ''free'' now she has split from the 62-year-old Rolling Stones rocker
Ekaterina Ivanova feels "free" now she has split from Ronnie Wood.
The 20-year-old Russian waitress - whose turbulent relationship with the 62-year-old Rolling Stones rocker ended this week following a string of explosive rows, the latest of which saw him arrested for allegedly assaulting her - says she can act her "own age" now she is rid of Ronnie.
She said: "I feel like I'm free at last. Now I can enjoy acting my own age and not feel guilty about it."
Following their separation, Ekaterina has left the home the pair shared in Esher, Surrey, South East England, and has moved in with her mother in north London. Ronnie has been hiding out at his house since the break-up and his arrest on December 2.
Although Ronnie's private life is in turmoil his ex-wife Jo Wood has offered him an olive branch and invited him to spend Christmas with her.
The 54-year-old former model is planning a festive family celebration at the home she shared with the musician in Kingston, Surrey, and wants him to be their.
Jo - who is selling the property - also wants to give daughter Leah, 31, a good send-off because she is planning to move to Australia in the New Year with her husband Jack Macdonald and their six-month-old daughter Maggie.
A friend of Jo's said: "This is probably the last chance Ronnie will have to see the family together. And Jo is talking about selling the family home and buying somewhere in central London and Australia."
However, Jo has issued Ronnie, who has battled alcoholism for years, his invite with one condition - he is not allowed to drink.
The pal added: "Jo was with Ronnie for over 30 years and, believe it or not, still loves him despite what he's done. She's worried about him. She certainly does not like the thought of him being depressed at Christmas. He said he was going to Ireland on his own. Her one condition is that he doesn't drink."
Jo and Ronnie also have a son, Tyrone, together and Jo has a son, Jamie, from a previous relationship.