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Does Mick Jagger have Marfan Syndrome?

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Sneets Sun 13-Oct-13 00:41:42

Pretty random question, I know, but he was on TV strutting and I thought he has that weird long arm, long leg, long fingers, flat feet, sticky out chest, long face kinda look (most attractive I can tell you, especially on a strutting grandad!), and it dawned on me...Marfans Syndrome. Googled and asked Jeeves but no-one is giving it away if he has!
Anyone know or got a link to shed some light? Maybe he doesn't know he has it! Oh bugger...

Eastpoint Sun 13-Oct-13 00:45:24

I think he's just skinny. Usually people with Marfan syndrome are tall iirc & Mick is only 5'8/5'9.

Sneets Sun 13-Oct-13 00:50:00

He had some dandy sort-of odd boot things going on...
Not convinced he hasn't got it even though he ain't a giant.

Sneets Sun 13-Oct-13 07:19:44

I suppose if your 4ft then 5ft 9 is rather tall wink

PeepingTomcat Sun 13-Oct-13 07:21:50

If he has, it's none of our business


yeghoulsandlittledevils Sun 13-Oct-13 07:21:57

I'm surprised, I always thought he was taller than that.

Have never heard of Marfen's Syndrome.

Sneets Sun 13-Oct-13 07:27:09

Tomcat, I know it's not. But just asking. I'm inquisitive. Don't post much. What's HTH?

deepfriedsage Sun 13-Oct-13 07:31:52

He is a bit short to have MS.

Apparently Michel Jackson may have had a connective tissue order.

Sneets Sun 13-Oct-13 07:34:09

Littledevils, it's very interesting reading is Marfans's. I tend to research unusual stuff for no apparent reason! I generally like wasting my life, and I'm a nurse! And the older I get the more I admire the staying power of the Rolling Stones! Strutting like funky old men you'd avoid like mad in the pub.

dopeysheep Sun 13-Oct-13 07:34:39

Most stuff that gets posted isn't our business. That's what makes it fun.
I remeber someone.said the same about Miranda Hart possibly having it? Think the outcome was 'inconclusive'.

Sneets Sun 13-Oct-13 07:35:04

Deepfried, along with vitiligo.

deepfriedsage Sun 13-Oct-13 07:39:38

Is that why he was on strong pain relief and had abscesses from injection sites?

Apparently a lot of performance artists are hypermobile.

Sneets Sun 13-Oct-13 07:40:41

True dopeysheep. I'm usually just a reader on MN and I have found same amazingly titilarious stuff! ��
Recently browsed the 'sex beaker' thread that went mental. Had some mad laughs to self.
Still not sure on 'HTH'. ?

LazyGaga Sun 13-Oct-13 07:42:25

Mick Jagger turns my stomach. Have never seen the appeal of him, even looking at footage from the 60s.

Is Miranda not a bit well padded to have Marfans?

tumbletumble Sun 13-Oct-13 07:43:31

HTH is hope that helps

LazyGaga Sun 13-Oct-13 07:43:43

Hope that helps - HTH.

Often a bit passive aggressive (see above).

Sneets Sun 13-Oct-13 07:44:51

Can't speak ill of the dead. Not going into Jacko conversation!!!!!

Whilst looking up Jagger I incidentally found stuff on stars heights and apparently Bono is 5ft 7. angry my childhood is ruined. Next i'll be told Robert Smith was a girl...

JourneyToThePlacentaOfTheEarth Sun 13-Oct-13 07:45:24

Hth is hope that helps. I'm off to Google marfans syndrome

deepfriedsage Sun 13-Oct-13 07:46:08

The body shape fits, clumsiness fits. She said she went to get checked out.

fanjolina Sun 13-Oct-13 07:46:50

I would say HTH is very passive aggressive.

Normally used by supercilious twats.

meditrina Sun 13-Oct-13 07:47:19

I always wondered if one of The Wiggles had Marfans (my DC must be more grown up that I thought, as I can't remember all their names!)

Sneets Sun 13-Oct-13 07:47:50

Thanks Gaga. Seems it might have been posted that way...
'Baby we were born this way!' Many pop stars are odd looking. I LOVE Thom Yorke and that's not right!

deepfriedsage Sun 13-Oct-13 07:48:18

It's not speaking ill of the dead. Professor Rodney Grahame seems to think MJ was hypermobile.

meditrina Sun 13-Oct-13 07:51:21

The Wiggle I meant is Murray Cook (original line up, in red, with guitar a lot of the time).

Sneets Sun 13-Oct-13 07:51:43

Crikey, I so don't fancy Jagger though his energy and va va voom on stage totally impressed me.

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