Did Mick Jagger just say something to the effect of "We're happy to help, but 1 thing, if it rains in London you've gotta come help us. Ok?"—
Danny Parkins (@DannyParkins) December 13, 2012
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.