Jumpin’ Jackass? Mick Jagger tells Sandy relief benefit, ‘If it rains in London, you’ve got to come help us’

Yes, yes he did. Here’s what Mick Jagger told the New York crowd last night at the 12-12-12 concert to benefit the Hurricane Sandy relief effort:

And the Rolling Stones’ Twitter account proudly tweeted the quote:


Man up and grow a pair, Sandy victims! Where’s your stiff upper lip? Just grab your bumbershoots, old chaps!

Was it just a joke from a silly old coot or an obnoxious insult? Either way, the Twitterverse wasn’t about to let this one slide. The backlash was immediate:


Any response from Jagger? Nah, he had a cricket match to watch.

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