September 2, 2009 16:23

Charlie Watts denies he is quitting The Rolling Stones

Band issue statement following reports drummer was leaving

Charlie Watts denies he is quitting The Rolling Stones
The Rolling Stones have issued a statement denying that drummer Charlie Watts has quit.

The move follows reports that circulated in Australia this morning (September 2) suggesting he had left the band.

"Contrary to a fabricated story that ran this morning on a small music web site in Australia, drummer Charlie Watts has not left The Rolling Stones," the group explained in a statement.

For more on how the original rumours emerged see our sister site Uncut.co.uk.


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