The Straits Times
Published on Nov 10, 2012

Mick Jagger's love letters to singer Marsha Hunt up for auction


NEW YORK (REUTERS) - Love letters written by Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger to American singer Marsha Hunt, discussing poetry and his personal turmoil, will hit the auction block next month.

Hunt, with whom Jagger had his first child Karis, told Britain's Guardian newspaper that she was selling the letters, written in July and August 1969, because she had been unable to pay her bills.

"I'm broke," Hunt, who lives in France, told the newspaper.

The Guardian said on Friday that the 10 letters would be sold by Sotheby's on Dec 12.