Joss Stone nagged by Jagger

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 25 January 2010
Joss Stone

Joss Stone nagged by Jagger

'You Had Me' singer Joss Stone has claimed her friend, Sir Mick Jagger, is constantly nagging her to stop smoking for the sake of her voice

Sir Mick Jagger nags Joss Stone to stop smoking.

The 'You Had Me' singer has revealed the Rolling Stones rocker is constantly trying to make her give up nicotine-laden cigarettes for the sake of her voice and "goes mad" at her if she's photographed smoking.

She said: "Mick Jagger is always having a go at me for smoking. I've known him and the rest of the band for years now and I love them. Mick is always on at me about drinking honey and buying humidifiers for my voice. I follow his advice, then he sees me smoking a roll-up and goes mental. I try to stop, I do, but it's hard."

Although she's got a good friend in Mick, the 22-year-old singer fears she's "hated" in Britain.

She told Live magazine: "A lot of people in this country hate me. I seem to annoy people. I'm always on the worst-dressed lists and I just seem to get people very angry. When I went out on stage at the BRITs two years ago, there was an outcry because people thought I was talking in an American accent. I'm the sort of person who deals with conflict head-on, but my record company just cancelled all interviews and TV appearances because of the fuss. I still don't get what it's all about."

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