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Keith Richards De-flowers Librarian Named Marie

from the New York Press

Keith Richards Kills Orchid (and His Dream of Becoming Librarian)

Posted By: Deb Sperling

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It seems that, even though the rest of us aren’t allowed to so much as close our eyes at the New York Public Library, Keith Richards can do whatever he wants.

Shortly before giving a talk at the Cullman Center, the Rolling Stone lit up a cigarette in Deputy Director Marie d’Origny’s office. He then stubbed it out on a clay saucer he grabbed from underneath her precious orchid. Just to make sure the famously hard-to-care-for flower was really dead, he had someone open the office window to let in a breeze.

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Posted on December 12, 2010 by Editor

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