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Keith Richards: I'm disappointed I don't appear on death lists

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Keith Richards: I'm disappointed I don't appear on death lists

Keith Richards was "disappointed" when he stopped appearing on the list of stars most likely to die.

The 72-year-old rocker took over BBC Four over the weekend for three nights of 'Keith Richards' Lost Weekend', in which he addressed to the camera in a dusk-to-dawn pirate broadcast.

The Rolling Stones musician took to Twitter to express his feelings during the broadcast, explaining on Sunday (25.09.16) how people would always put him on the list of stars most likely to die due to his notoriety for illicit drug use, but now that he's managed to outlive expectations, he no longer makes the cut.

He tweeted: "I was number one on the who-is-most-likely-to-die list for 10 years. I was really disappointed when I fell of the list! #BBCKeef

"Some doctor told me I had six months to live and I went to his funeral. I'll write all your epitaphs! #BBCKeef (sic)"

The 'Paint It Black' hitmaker also admitted that he enjoys getting older, as the he always wants to see just how far he can push it.

He wrote: "Getting old is a fascinating thing. The older you get, the older you want to get! #BBCKeef (sic)"

Keith had a brush with death in 2006, when he fell out of a coconut tree while on holiday in Fiji.

The 'Sympathy for the Devil' hitmaker had to be airlifted to hospital, where he was treated for concussion, but was well enough to rejoin The Rolling Stones' world tour just six weeks later.