Rod Stewart reduced his alcohol consumption and started boxing after undergoing a major overhaul of his lifestyle after a recent knee and ankle procedure.
The 76-year-old music legend underwent an ankle fusion operation worth £ 8,000 and a complete knee replacement after years of football took victims on his body.
He said he still buys a few bottles of alcohol after his music concerts, but confirmed that this is actually for the pleasure of his friends in the band.
On a health strike! Rod Stewart reduced alcohol consumption and started boxing after undergoing a major lifestyle overhaul after a recent knee and ankle procedure
Regarding the upcoming episode of The Harry Redknapp Show podcast, Rod said: “I just had a complete knee change and I also have an ankle fusion – all thanks to football.
“I like to box in the big bag in my gym, but after a concert these days I will order four out of five bottles of red wine, a bottle of Bacardi, this is mostly for the band. They always come back to my dressing room for a party after every concert.
Despite the reduction in alcohol intake, Rod admitted that he received a “p **** d” at Buckingham Palace when he received his knighthood in 2016.
Speaking of what Prince William told him at the time, he recalled, “He said, ‘So, are you still singing? I said, “Yes, my friend, I have a big family. Must.
Putting down the wine glass: The 76-year-old music legend underwent an ankle fusion operation worth £ 8,000 and a complete knee replacement after years of playing football took over his body
“It was a proud moment, however. I wish my father had seen him. I went to the palace, inquired at noon.
The queen asked me how Will did, saying, “Did you do well?” ” I said yes”. I am certainly a royalist.
In the revealing interview, the hitmaker of Maggie May confirmed that he had put his enmity with the music icon Elton John.
Things were tense in 2018 when Rod was having fun on the singer’s retirement tour Your Song and again in 2019, after remarking on a biographical film based on Elton’s career called Rocketman.
Now, however, they are thought to have patched things up and are “partners again,” as a father of eight Rod wants to set a good example for his children by apologizing.
Speaking about their friendship, he added: “I was a little angry when he announced his tour. I’m sorry, I’m really sorry. So we are partners again. Love it.
Party: On Tuesday, in the upcoming episode of The Harry Redknapp Show podcast, Rod said, “After a concert these days, I’m going to order four of five bottles of Bacardi red wine, it’s mostly for the band.”
He continued, “I tell my children, ‘A man apologizes, go and apologize to his mother.’ Elton and I have just re-emerged as friends.
“We have always been fierce enemies … over the years, but it has always been at a playful level. But we had the worst order, as a married couple. Continue forever.
Rod and Elton have been friends for about 50 years, and they often make playful comments about each other and even use nicknames. Sharon and Phyllis.
Last October, it was reported that Elton had drawn attention to their feud in a brand new chapter of a soft version of his autobiography called Me. The original hardcover version was published in October 2019.
In an excerpt from The Sun, the legendary musician reports that Rod had a “damn cheek” lecturing him on “rock’n’roll.”
Friends have become enemies … they have become friends: Maggie May’s Higemaker has also confirmed that he has put up an enmity with music icon Elton John (pictured together in 2004)
It read: “I certainly didn’t think I needed a lecture on the wild spirit of rock’n’roll from someone who had spent most of the last decade walking around the Great American Songbook and wishing each other a Merry Christmas.
“Moreover, I thought he had a cheek and complained that I was promoting a tour while he was sitting in a TV show promoting his own tour.”
According to the publication, Elton continues to reveal that he contacted Rod and told him that “they have known each other for too long to fall into something like this.”
Still, Rod’s manager told him he couldn’t talk to him on the phone because he was on a “permanent voice break” between tours.
Elton is believed to have replied, “I had no idea what I did to upset him so much. Which was ironic, given the hours I’ve spent over the years deliberately trying to annoy him.
Correction: Things were tense in 2018 when Rod was having fun on Elton’s retirement tour and again in 2019 after he made a remark about the star’s biopic called Rocketman (pictured in 2018)