Wood's Russian teen: 'We are a couple'

The Russian woman accused of having an affair with Rolling Stones star Ronnie Wood has declared the pair is "boyfriend and girlfriend".

The Russian woman accused of having an affair with Rolling Stones star Ronnie Wood has declared the pair is "boyfriend and girlfriend".

Wood allegedly left his wife Jo and whisked Russian waitress Ekaterina Ivanova away on a romantic trip to Ireland last month.

He subsequently returned to the UK and entered rehab seeking treatment for alcohol addiction.

Ivanova, 19, is convinced that Wood is the man for her - and confesses that kissing the rocker feels "electric".

She says: "I am in love with Ronnie. I should hope he's in love with me. We didn't mean to fall in love. You can't choose who you fall in love with. People fall in love despite an age gap. I fancy him because of the person he is. I don't think about his age or the fact he's a Rolling Stone.

"It was natural. It just happened. I've never felt more connected to someone. It wasn't like kissing a 61-year-old. It was electric. There was a spark. His age wasn't important. I didn't think about his age as we were kissing. It didn't occur to me.

"No one would understand our relationship. It's really intense, yeah. We are boyfriend and girlfriend."

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