Celtic fan and honorary Scot Rod, 76, admitted that he and his third wife Penny, now 50, had separated for two weeks and recorded a song in tribute to their feelings one for the other for his 2013 album ‘Time’.
Do Ya Think I’m Sexy and the rockers of Maggie May Rod, chose the song Picture in a Frame by Tom Waits, to show his love for Loose Women Penny after their brief separation.
The couple who have two sons together – Alastair, 15 and Aiden 10, started romancing in 1999, but in a conversation unearthed from an Australian Life magazine in 2013, Rod revealed that they had been apart for a fortnight. and he dedicated one of the songs to his album at that time.
He told the magazine: “I cover Picture in a Frame by Tom Waits.
“Penny and I broke up for two weeks and the song is around that time. I asked her for a picture of her in a frame so I could see her when I went to bed and when I woke up. “
Rod and Penny finally got married in 2007, and Rod claims to be “a better person and a good listener after taking” a lot of risks “.
He explained, “I met Penny in my fifties and if I hadn’t learned at this point in my life, I never would. “
Rod was previously married to Alana Stewart between 1979 and 1984 and has two children with her – Kimberly and Sean.
He then married Rachel Hunter in 1990 with whom he was until 1999, before separating and romanticizing the British model Penny whom he had hired as a photographer in the 1990s to take his picture on tour.
Rachel and Rod, who had a son Liam, divorced in 2006, and Rod proposed to Penny atop the Eiffel Tower in Paris.
Penny, who currently stars in BBC One’s Celebrity Masterchef, said of her marriage to Rod on the show: “I love a challenge – that’s why I married my husband. “
Penny also recently told the Loose Women panel that Rod and their two sons have helped her cope with menopause and the brain fog that comes with it.
She said: “I have complete brain fog. I have anxiety. I am more forgetful than ever and have adopted my fan now. I even take him to the restaurant, he’s a savior! “