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Billy Idol says to rock as long as you can

Billy Idol’s father died two years ago, and now Idol, 60, can’t believe he’s the patriarch of his proper British family, considering all the sex, drugs and rock ‘n’ roll. But he learned one lesson from it.

That story about Prince and pancakes sticks around

“When I started on the Chappelle show, I was making $500 per episode. That was for working the whole week. …On the road, I went from $500 a week to $35,000 per weekend, $50,000 per weekend. In two or three weeks, I made more than I made in two seasons on ‘Chappelle’s Show.’”