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Paul Simon and Edie Brickell: Who Beat Up Who?

by | 29th, April 2014



REMEMBER Edie Brickell? She was a pop-folkie way back when for Generation Xers. She’s best known for ‘Circle’ ( here , with the catchier-than-mumps “I quit, I give up” hook) and ‘What I Am” which was covered by Spice Girl Emma Bunton of all people.

That is, she’s formerly best known for these things: now, she’s going to be known in the press as Paul Simon’s Wife, which of course, is what happens to any woman married to someone more famous. Look at how talented clothes designer and fashion powerhouse L’Wren Scott was referred to as ‘Mick Jagger’s girlfriend’ when she died.

And we know she’s married to Paul Simon because this week, there’s been a fight between them. A fistfight. They got down to it and found themselves arrested.

The headlines were thick and fast. Paul Simon was suddenly a wife beater. He’s always been a dick, but a wife beater ?

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