"People always like to make you all very cut and dried and simple - 'Oh, he's a maniac.' And I can be, when I have the time for it, but I'm also growing up. I pace myself..."

by Emily Green · April 29, 2010

    Keith Richards continued:

    "Even I couldn't be that kind of Keith Richards all the time. When I'm at home I do as I'm told. 'Yes darling, no darling', like any other guy. But I know there's a streak in me that, given the opportunity, will show you what Keith can do. I've never felt driven to live up to this image they've made of me. That's a mug's game, a sucker shot. But I don't mind using it occasionally."

    You're damn right we want to see you as a maniac! We love the wild streak and are really happy to see it's still with you at age 66. You're a rock legend and to be honest, we don't really care to see the quiet homebody side... look what happened with Ozzy Osbourne.

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