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- Posted on Dec 7th 2010 1:55PM by John D. Luerssen
"Personally, I think it's really quite tedious raking over the past," Jagger said in a new interview with the New York Times' T Magazine. "Mostly, people only do it for money."
Richards received an advance of more than $7 million for the book, which went on sale Oct. 26.
"You don't want to end up like some old footballer in a pub, talking about how he made the cross in the cup final in 1964," Jagger told the paper when asked if he might consider writing his own tome.
Jagger said that he tries to rise above such things, adding, "Public people put a lot of energy into what people think about them. Everyone does. I don't care what they say. Everyone cares about it. You always want to control your image. I mean, you obviously can't control it 100 percent. But if you're a famous person, you obviously have a public personality ... that you want to project."