Mick Jagger's hair sells for $6,000
July 5th, 2013
10:53 AM ET

Mick Jagger's hair sells for $6,000

An envelope of Mick Jagger's "washed and trimmed" hair was snapped up for a sizeable sum at a recent auction.

An anonymous (and apparently very wealthy) buyer plunked down £4,000 - or about $6,000 - for a clump of the rocker's locks. According to the BBC, that's twice as much as the strands were expected to bring in at Wednesday's event.

Jagger's hair is apparently more luxurious than that of his Rolling Stones bandmate, Keith Richards, whose hair was previously purchased for £900.

The hair was put up on the auction block by Jagger's ex-girlfriend, Chrissie Shrimpton, and was packaged in an envelope along with the message, "Mick Jagger's hair after being washed and trimmed by Chris at Rose Hill Farm."

The auction, held by Bonhams, was to raise money for the Changing Faces charity. Other items up for sale were the handwritten lyrics to David Bowie's "The Jean Genie," and a guitar owned by Led Zeppelin's Jimmy Page.

Jagger, who turns 70 this month, dated Shrimpton while he was a student at the London School of Economics. The musician's currently preparing to play in Hyde Park on Sunday as part of the British Summer Time festival.


Filed under: Celebrities • Music

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  1. bex: putting makeup and heading back for some spirits...leopard skirt and heels...

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    July 9, 2013 at 8:44 pm | Report abuse |
  2. Did Mick and Bob go our for drinks again? hahahaha

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    July 9, 2013 at 8:42 pm | Report abuse |
  3. Can you imaged sleeping with that filth

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    July 9, 2013 at 9:32 am | Report abuse |
  4. M.A.P.

    I would pay a million for a petrified turd.

    July 9, 2013 at 8:56 am | Report abuse |
  5. Yay they are back!!!!!

    I hear they play better now then they did 30years ago.

    July 8, 2013 at 9:47 am | Report abuse |
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    July 8, 2013 at 9:32 am | Report abuse |
  7. The Stones

    can't wait for this upcoming tour.

    July 8, 2013 at 8:40 am | Report abuse |
  8. tracie

    OH GOD I WANT TO TAKE THAT HAIR BRAID AND SHOVE IT UP MY TWA T! I WOULD FART OUT A BIG OLE TURD FOR SURE!

    July 7, 2013 at 11:51 pm | Report abuse |
  9. MickFan42

    Mick has had this problem for years....now he's realizing it? sheesh

    July 7, 2013 at 1:07 pm | Report abuse |
  10. Jo knows nothing

    July 6, 2013 at 5:07 pm | Report abuse |
  11. If u want too be amigos fine and i will get of this blog.

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    July 6, 2013 at 4:46 pm | Report abuse |
  12. He can stay--how many times have i said this

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    July 6, 2013 at 4:44 pm | Report abuse |
  13. He can stay..i said this already 1 billion times.

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    July 6, 2013 at 4:41 pm | Report abuse |
  14. Tim

    washed trimmed and loaded with years and years of old black hair dye or black shoe polish... ya might also find traces of old cocaine from his birthday present from Keith at the Nellcote Exile on Main St. sessions and beer stains from the altamont show in 69 lol

    July 6, 2013 at 4:34 pm | Report abuse |
  15. ( o )( o )

    Smooch > {()}

    July 6, 2013 at 4:06 pm | Report abuse |
  16. akiinformatica

    Republicou isso em akiinformatica.

    July 5, 2013 at 9:31 pm | Report abuse |
  17. 7th Congressional District, Virginia

    Probably a good investment. Like real estate, you know, because they're not making that any more.

    July 5, 2013 at 2:47 pm | Report abuse |
  18. Kate Perry

    Who wants to buy my hair or bra

    July 5, 2013 at 1:05 pm | Report abuse |
  19. JC

    who wants gum

    July 5, 2013 at 1:04 pm | Report abuse |
  20. What?

    Why does CNN allow so many idiots to publish these moronic comments?

    July 5, 2013 at 1:02 pm | Report abuse |

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