“It was an off-the-cuff remark, a joke, and it is not true. File under April Fool’s joke,” said Bernard Doherty of LD Communications, which represents the Rolling Stones.
Added Richards’ longtime manager Jane Rose (via MTV):
Said in jest. Can’t believe anyone took [it] seriously.
Right, so gullible! Who would take Richards at his word about shoving shit up his nose? Easily his worst April Fool’s prank since faking his own death in ’64.