Michael Hutchence's mum asks for more time with Tiger Lily

Tuesday June 16, 2009

Patricia Glassop, the mother of late INXS front man Michael Hutchence, has revealed she "barely knows" her granddaughter Tiger Lily, and hasn't seen the 12-year-old in three years.

Tiger Lily, the daughter of the Australian rock star and Paula Yates, has been raised by Bob Geldof since he became her legal guardian in 2000 after the death of her mother. She currently lives with him and her half sisters, 26-year-old Fifi Trixibelle, Peaches, 20 and Pixie, 18, in London. 

"I don’t know what Tiger Lily's favourite colour is, what movies she likes, or what fashion she is into," Patricia said. "I don’t know anything, yet she is my son's daughter."

Patricia, who has had a fraught relationship with the Boomtown Rats star in the past, last saw her granddaughter in 2006 when the little girl visited Australia's Gold Coast for five days. "We took Tiger Lily to Sea World and did the things normal families do," she added

Photo: © Rex

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