Unbelievable Rumors About Famous Musicians That Turned Out To Be True

Much like celebrities and political figures, musicians aren’t immune to gossip, tabloid fodder, and the general rumor mill. While some rumors are believable, some are downright insane (ahem, like Ciara being a man or Tupac still being alive after all these years).

But what about those crazy rumors that turn out to be true? From the Beatles perfecting their skills in strip clubs, to KISS infusing a comic book with their own blood, here are some unbelievable stories in the music world that actually happened.

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Kieth Richards Snorted His Dads Ashes


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It’s no secret that Keth Richards, lead guitarist for The Rolling Stones, experimented with a fair amount of drugs throughout his career. So, when an interviewer asked him to explain the weirdest thing that he had ever snorted, he replied by saying his own dad’s remains.

After the music legend’s father was cremated he said, “I couldn’t resist grinding him up with a little bit of my blow. My dad wouldn’t have cared…it went down pretty well, and I’m still alive.” Out of all the substances that Richards has pumped into his system throughout the years, we guess it’s not all that shocking that this is the weirdest thing he put up his nose.