Richards apologizes to Jagger

Keith Richards says he regrets saying Mick Jagger needed a vasectomy after recently having his eighth child.

In a story posted Wednesday morning, WSJ magazine reported that Richards said “it’s time for the snip — you can’t be a father at that age. Those poor kids!”

The 74-year-old Jagger welcomed his eighth child in December 2016.

But Richards says, “I deeply regret the comments I made about Mick” in a statement released Wednesday afternoon. He says his words “were completely out of line” and that he apologized to the Rolling Stone frontman in person.

Richards famously wrote about his issues with Jagger in his 2010 memoir, Life.

Markle wants to empower women

Meghan Markle said Wednesday that she hopes to “hit the ground running” as a member of the British royal family and use her position to highlight the empowerment of women.

Markle, who is due to marry Prince Harry in May, attended an event in London alongside Harry, Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge.

The first joint engagement by the two couples celebrated the work of the Royal Foundation, which supports charities including the Heads Together mental-health campaign and the Invictus Games for injured troops.

Markle said during a question-and-answer session that she was still new to her role but “it’s very important to want to hit the ground running.”

The 36-year-old American actress said that with the Me Too and Time’s Up campaigns against sexual harassment, “there is no better time than to really continue to shine a light on women feeling empowered and people really helping to support them.”

Area woman ends ‘Jeopardy’ run

Northeast Ohio’s Maryann Penzvalto enjoyed a nice run on Jeopardy She won the popular game show two nights in a row, but finally met defeat Wednesday night. Billed as “a librarian from Cleveland, Ohio,” she works for the Cuyahoga County Public Library’s Bay Village branch and is a big fan of Harry Potter. Her winnings over three days totaled $30,602. Jeopardy airs weeknights at 7:30 p.m. on WOIO Channel 19.