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Jagger mourns girlfriend Scott at private LA funeral

A grieving Mick Jagger bid farewell Tuesday to his fashion designer girlfriend L'Wren Scott, in a private funeral with family and celebrity friends a week after she killed herself. Nicole Kidman, her husband musician Keith Urban and rocker Bryan Adams were among guests for the cremation service at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery in Los Angeles, media reports said.

Jagger mourns girlfriend in private LA funeral

Mick Jagger was joined by close family and friends Tuesday at a private funeral in Los Angeles for his fashion designer girlfriend L'Wren Scott, who killed herself last week. The service was held amid tight security at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery, the final resting place to generations of celebrities including Jayne Mansfield and Douglas Fairbanks. Jagger, who flew to Los Angeles to be close to his daughters last week after postponing a Rolling Stones tour of Australia and New Zealand, arrived in a blacked-out SUV at the cemetery, closed for the day.

Jagger and family remember L'Wren Scott at L.A. funeral

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Fashion designer L'Wren Scott, the long-time girlfriend of Rolling Stones lead singer Mick Jagger, was remembered at a funeral in Los Angeles on Tuesday, a week after she committed suicide in New York, a spokeswoman for Jagger said. The private and intimate funeral was held at the Hollywood Forever Funeral Home. It was attended by close friends and family, spokeswoman Fran Curtis said in a statement.

L'Wren Scott's business was in decent shape

A spokesman for Mick Jagger's girlfriend L'Wren Scott on Friday hit back at suggestions the designer's fashion business was in financial trouble before her suicide this week. Scott's label LS Fashion Ltd reported losses of $5.9 million as of December 31, 2012 according to accounts lodged with Britain's Companies House in October obtained by AFP. However a spokesman for Scott, who was found dead at her Manhattan apartment on Monday, insisted the company's prospects were good.

Jagger comforted by daughters in Los Angeles

Mick Jagger is being comforted by his daughters in Los Angeles after postponing a Rolling Stones tour following his girlfriend's suicide in New York, a spokesman said Thursday. The grieving Stones frontman flew from Australia to California, where one of his daughters lives and two others are staying following L'Wren Scott's shock death. It remains unclear when the funeral will be held for the former model turned fashion designer, who was found hanged in her luxury apartment on Monday.

Jagger posts poignant tribute to late companion L'Wren Scott; Stones cancel tour

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Mick Jagger paid poignant tribute to his late companion, designer L'Wren Scott, on Tuesday, calling her his "lover and best friend" and saying he was struggling to understand why she might have taken her own life. Jagger posted the message on his Facebook page as the Rolling Stones cancelled their seven-date tour of Australia and New Zealand, "14 on Fire," in the wake of Scott's death. The noted fashion designer was found dead Monday in her Manhattan apartment, an apparent suicide.

Jagger 'struggling to understand' girlfriend's death

Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger said Tuesday he was "struggling to understand" girlfriend L'Wren Scott's apparent suicide as it emerged the fashion designer's business was grappling with multi-million-dollar debts at the time of her death. Jagger, who was reportedly heading back to New York after the Stones cancelled the opening leg of an Australian tour that was to have begun on Wednesday, described 49-year-old Scott as not only his lover but his best friend.

Jagger 'struggling to understand' girlfriend's death

Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger said on Tuesday he was "struggling to understand" how his girlfriend L'Wren Scott could end her life, the day after she was found dead in her New York apartment. Jagger said the 49-year-old US fashion designer was not only his lover but also his best friend, adding: "I will never forget her." In a blog posting on his website entitled simply "L'Wren", and featuring a black and white photo of the former model, Jagger appeared to confirm reports that Scott had hanged herself.

Jagger girlfriend's fashion business had big debts

The fashion business of Rolling Stone Mick Jagger's girlfriend L'Wren Scott had large debts at the time of her apparent suicide, according to its latest accounts filed in Britain. LS Fashion Ltd ran a loss of 4.2 million euros ($5.9 million) as of December 31, 2012, said the accounts lodged with Britain's Companies House last October and obtained by AFP. The company ran up a loss of 3.0 million euros ($4.1 million) in 2011, the accounts said. American former model Scott, 49, was found dead in her luxury New York apartment on Monday.

Jagger's girlfriend L'Wren Scott found dead in New York

L'Wren Scott, American fashion designer to the stars and long-time girlfriend of Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger, was found dead at her New York apartment on Monday. Jagger was "completely shocked and devastated" by the death of the 49-year-old Scott, a spokesman for the rocker said. According to US media, the former model was found hanged. Jagger, 70, is currently in Australia, where he is touring with the Stones, who were due to perform in Perth on Wednesday. He and Scott had been dating since 2001 following his split from his second wife, Texan model Jerry Hall.
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