Quote: "It was tough for Penny when I first started dating her. The kids worry that everyone is a gold-digger, but Penny took it in her stride." Rod Stewart admits his children were wary of him dating his now-wife Penny Lancaster.
Quote: "I burst into tears in this restaurant. She was crying, I was crying. It was very special." Rod Stewart was overwhelmed to learn wife Penny Lancaster was pregnant. The couple will welcome its new baby next year (11).
Quote: "The bit I always enjoyed was getting the sperm in the bottle and getting in the Ferrari and taking it down the hospital. And also I had to give my wife injections in the bottom (butt) at six o'clock every night - oh I did enjoy that." Rod Stewart admits he found a positive side to undergoing in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) treatments with his wife Penny Lancaster.
Fact: Rod Stewart has already picked out a name for his unborn eighth child. The singer and his pregnant wife Penny Lancaster are planning to call the new arrival Aidan. The baby is due in February (10).
Quote: "I had no pain relief. This time I may well have some. There are no medals or trophies for doing it without." Rod Stewart's wife Penny Lancaster is shying away from having another natural birth when she welcomes the pair's second child in March (11).
Quote: "Straight away it was no alcohol, but if I said I wasn't drinking people would ask why and guess, so I'd ask for a glass of wine and sneakily pass it to Rod." Rod Stewart's wife Penny Lancaster went to extreme lengths to keep her pregnancy news secret.
Quote: "I always thought I'd have a huge party to make a point of my 40th but what could be more memorable than having a newborn child? I don't have anything planned but I'm proud to be turning 40 and I have everything I could ever wish for." Rod Stewart's wife Penny Lancaster on expecting her second child shortly before her 40th birthday next year (11).
Fact: Rocker Rod Stewart's wife Penny Lancaster donned her running shoes for a 10-mile (16-kilometre) charity walk on Saturday (30May09). The 38 year old paced the grounds of U.K. country house Blenheim Palace to raise funds for Breast Cancer Care.
Quote: "If toys are round the floor or there are papers lying about, he'll pick up the toys and shuffle the papers to make them tidy. He does say, 'I bet Bruce Springsteen doesn't have to do this.'" Penny Lancaster gets help around the house from her rocker husband Rod Stewart.
Quote: "(Last thing at night) Rod and I have a cuddle. It's a ritual we stick to religiously every night before we go to sleep. There has to be an embrace and then it's, 'Good night'." Rocker Rod Stewart and his wife Penny Lancaster love a cuddle before they go to bed at night.
Fact: Veteran rocker Rod Stewart was so thrilled with his and wife Penny Lancaster's new haircuts on Friday (14Mar08) at Steven Carey hairdressers in Mayfair, London, he tipped the stylist an extra GBP200 ($400).
Quote: "Our household used to be all about free kicks, passes and football. Now it's paso dobles and foxtrots." Singer Rod Stewart has swapped soccer for dancing since his wife Penny Lancaster's appearance on British TV show STRICTLY COME DANCING.
Fact: Scottish actor Ewan McGregor is hosting a Burns night supper in honour of the famed poet RABBIE BURNS in London tonight (25JAN07). Guests will include Sir Paul McCartney and his fashion designer daughter STELLA, Rod Stewart and his fiancee Penny Lancaster, and Hollywood actor Danny Glover.
Quote: "I just have to stifle my celebrations when England score because he has such a glum face." Penny Lancaster is unable to celebrate England's soccer World Cup goals in front of her Scotland-supporting fiance Rod Stewart.
Fact: Rocker Rod Stewart's fiancee Penny Lancaster is launching a new charity calendar featuring celebrities and their pets. She says of the photography project, which includes Stewart, SIR Elton John and acid-tongued pop mogul Simon Cowell, "I hope the animals will behave better than their owners."
Quote: "When the baby's head appeared it was covered in dark, sticky blood so it was hard to know which end was coming out. Rod said, 'What is that?!' He thought it looked like a lump of coal." Rod Stewart's fiancee Penny Lancaster recalls the rocker's reaction to the birth of his seventh child Alastair Wallace in November (05).
Quote: <p>"I was in charge of the taps and sorting out the temperature. My father was a master plumber." Rocker Rod Stewart felt well qualified to oversee his fiancee Penny Lancaster's November (05) water birth, when she gave birth to the couple's first baby Alastair Wallace. </p>