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Jagger 'deeply upset' about court leak as claim settled

The Stones cancelled concert tours in Australia and New Zealand. Credit: DPA

The Rolling Stones have settled their multimillion-pound claim with insurers over a number of cancelled shows following the death of Sir Mick Jagger's girlfriend - but say they are "deeply upset" about confidential details entering the public domain.

Court documents filed in the US suggested Jagger suffered "acute traumatic stress disorder" following L'Wren Scott's suicide in March.

A spokesman for Jagger said:

We are deeply upset that confidential medical and other private information about members of the band and their immediate family and loved ones has entered the public domain as a result of a US court filing initiated by insurers four weeks ago.

This was done without the knowledge of the band or reference to their legal representatives.

This has only been discovered and reported in the press in the last week, by which time we are pleased to say the insurers and the Rolling Stones had,in fact, settled the insurance claim.

– Mick Jagger's spokesman

The Stones are said to have taken out a £15 million insurance policy in case of any shows being cancelled due to the death of family members.

However, insurance underwriters were said to have disputed the claim on the basis that Miss Scott may have been suffering from a mental illness, meaning her death may not be covered by the policy.


Rolling Stones to resume world tour with Jagger in May

The Rolling Stones are to return to touring late next month following the postponement of a string of shows, after the suicide of Sir Mick Jagger's long-term girlfriend L'Wren Scott.

The rock band will play 14 shows across Europe as part of their 14 On Fire tour, kicking off in Oslo, Norway, on 26 May.

Mick Jagger from The Rolling Stones performs on stage in Hyde Park in 2013. Credit: Anthony Devlin/PA Archive

L'Wren Scott 'leaves entire estate to Mick Jagger'

Sir Mick Jagger and L'Wren Scott pictured together in November 2013. Credit: AP

The late fashion designer L'Wren Scott has left her entire $9m (£5.4m) estate to her boyfriend Sir Mick Jagger, according to US reports.

“I give all my jewellery, clothing, household furniture and furnishings, personal automobiles, and other tangible articles of a personal nature . . . to Michael Philip Jagger,” Scott's will said, the New York Daily reported.

The 49-year-old took her own life in her Manhattan apartment earlier this month.

L'Wren Scott's company denies reports of problems

Reports that fashion designer L'Wren Scott's company was on the verge of shutting down have been denied.

The 49-year-old long-time partner of Rolling Stone singer Sir Mick Jagger was found dead in her New York apartment on Monday. Authorities said she committed suicide.

Fashion designer L'Wren Scott's body was found in her New York apartment last week. Credit: PA

New York-based PR Consulting said that Scott was considering a restructure of her global business, LS Fashion Ltd.

The firm says that while some areas of the business had not yet reached their potential, other parts were successful. It says the long-term prospects for the business were encouraging.


Wood: Stones 'will do everything we can' to help Mick

Ronnie Wood has paid tribute to the late fashion designer L'Wren Scott, the long-term partner of his Rolling Stone bandmate Sir Mick Jagger.

Ronnie Wood, left, pictured with Rolling Stones bandmate Mick Jagger in 2012. Credit: PA

In a message on his website, Wood also offered his support to his close friend, writing: "Our thoughts and prayers are with Mick and L'Wren's family and friends at this incredibly devastating and difficult time.

"As a band we are one big family and we've all come together to support Mick, and will do everything we can to help him.

"We are currently rescheduling touring plans. We thank everyone for their understanding.

"We are so grateful for the messages of support at this sad time - while we take the time that is needed. XR ."

Their fellow bandmate Keith Richards yesterday vowed to support his ‘soul brother’ Jagger, adding that “no one saw this coming.”

Scott was found dead in her Manhattan apartment on Monday. The Chief Medical Examiner of New York ruled that the 49-year-old died as a result of suicide by hanging.

Designer L'Wren Scott died from suicide by hanging

Fashion designer L'Wren Scott died as a result of suicide by hanging, the Chief Medical Examiner of New York has ruled.

Fashion designer L'Wren Scott was found dead in a Manhattan apartment earlier this week. Credit: PBG/ABACA USA/Empics Entertainment

Scott, who was the long-term partner of Rolling Stone Sir Mick Jagger, was found dead in her Manhattan apartment earlier this week.

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Rolling Stones postpone tour after L'Wren Scott's death

The Rolling Stones have said they "are deeply sorry and disappointed" to postpone the rest of their tour of Australia and New Zealand following the death of Sir Mick Jagger's partner, the designer L'Wren Scott:

The band has said they are planning to reschedule the shows at a later date.

'Absolutely untrue' that Scott's company was struggling

It is "absolutely untrue" that L'Wren Scott was facing financial problems in the period leading up to her death, according to the editor of fashion magazine Harper's Bazaar.

Justine Picardie, who was a personal friend of the designer, told ITV News that Scott's business "was doing well" and had recently had a "very successful" collaboration with retailer Banana Republic.

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