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July 12, 2006

Keith Richards: Stay Out the Bushes

No, not really.

He was recently hospitalized for head trauma caused by falling from a coconut palm he was trying to climb. Or at least that was the original story.

Turns out the 'tree' was actually a short bush.

According to The Sun Richards, 62, said: "If you saw the tree, you would realise the joke. It certainly was not a coconut tree.

"Fiji has other trees, too. It was just a little tree. You wouldn't believe it if you saw it."

The Stones had to delay the European leg of their Bigger Bang world tour for Keith to undergo surgery.

He had to have his head drilled and fluid drained off.

I admire him for setting the record straight. But at the same time, there was something admirable about a 900 year old formaldehyde-soaked cadaver working up the gumption to climb a palm tree.

He should have stuck with the first story.

I Knew You Wouldn't Let Me Down Update:

fwiw, Keith's drained off brain fluid had a street value of $720 per 150ml

From Bumperstickerist, who bought the entire lot.


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