Tuesday 16 October 2018

Sir Rod Stewart rocks up in Rome with fur-lined loafers

The star, 73, and wife Penny Lancaster, 47, attended a general audience with Pope Francis.

Rod Stewart and Penny Lancaster in Rome (Alessandra Tarantino/AP)
Rod Stewart and Penny Lancaster in Rome (Alessandra Tarantino/AP)

By Sherna Noah, Press Association Senior Entertainment Correspondent

Rocker Sir Rod Stewart unveiled some fancy footwear when he went to see the Pope.

The star, 73, and wife Penny Lancaster, 47, attended a general audience with Pope Francis, at St Peter’s Square in the Vatican.

ipanews_b14205fe-32f0-4f5e-aef1-34691f13662f_embedded236655286
Sir Rod Stewart and Penny Lancaster after attending Pope Francis’ general audience in St Peter’s Square (Alessandra Tarantino/AP)

He donned a floral shirt and – peeping out from under his intricately patterned trousers – designer, fur-lined loafers.

Loose Women panellist Lancaster said that the morning had been “unforgettable”.

View this post on Instagram

Waiting for the Pope to arrive 👋

A post shared by Penny Lancaster (@penny.lancaster) on

“The heavens opened and so did the umbrellas and our hearts,” she wrote on Instagram.

“The Pope asked us to pray for him and blessed us the gifts of a rosary each.”

Singer Sir Rod and former model Lancaster wed in 2007.

Press Association

Entertainment Newsletter

Going out? Staying in? From great gigs to film reviews and listings, entertainment has you covered.

Editors Choice

Also in Entertainment

Back to top