Their relationship has long been fraught with bitter clashes and the sporadic volley of brutal insults.
But after decades of feuding, Mick Jagger and Keith Richards are currently enjoying a fragile peace and as such, the latter will do anything to maintain the equilibrium.
That includes, it has emerged, using a motorised ashtray that sucks in cigarette smoke to avoid upsetting the health conscious Jagger, 76.
The circular device was spotted backstage on the band’s No Filter tour that is due to conclude, after two years of touring Europe and the US, this weekend.
The somewhat rock and roll device is being used in the shared backstage area, allowing Richards, 75, to puff away without fear of recrimination….