Keith Richards calls out today's pop stars for not being original

Rolling Stones' guitarist slams talent shows

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Keith Richards calls out today's pop stars for not being original
Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards recently took a jab at Pop Star Adele for using other songwriters to help her craft her albums.

The 72-year-old rocker revealed that he is unimpressed that the British singer and other pop stars today rely on other people's help when writing their tracks and alluded that they do so because they don't have enough individual talent to create their albums themselves.

Richards commented, "Music goes round in cycles. We're in the midst of a heavy duty 'showbiz' period, even stronger than when we killed it last time. The X Factor and all this competition stuff. It's just for people who want to be famous. Well, if it's fame you want, good luck. You'd better learn to live with it."