At 72, Mick Jagger is expecting his eighth child. Is his decision selfish? | The Tylt

At 72, Mick Jagger is expecting his eighth child. Is his decision selfish?

Mick Jagger is expecting a baby with his 29-year-old girlfriend Melanie Hamrick. 

Some are offering the Rolling Stones frontman best wishes, while others are giving him serious sideye: really? An eighth child at age 72? Mick is essentially dooming the kid to losing his or her father at a young age, isn't he? Or should people lay off and not judge his decisions?

Vote your opinion—and check out further arguments for either side below!

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At 72, Mick Jagger is expecting his eighth child. Is his decision selfish?
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#DontJudgeMick
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Shouldn't he have taken his advanced age into consideration before baby number eight?
#MickIsADick
Odds are long against the child not losing his or her father at a young age.
#DontJudgeMick
But some are just impressed with the rocker's stamina and unending drive to procreate.
#MickIsADick
People have pointed out how different the standards are for Jagger as a male rockstar.
#DontJudgeMick
But isn't it up to him? There are no guarantees in life. One could have children at age 20 and not live to see them graduate high school — you never know. At least the kid won't struggle financially and will be taken care of.
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Some simply offered Jagger congratulations.
#MickIsADick
Some are calling it not just unusual, but cruel.
FINAL RESULTS
Culture
At 72, Mick Jagger is expecting his eighth child. Is his decision selfish?
#MickIsADick
A festive crown for the winner
#DontJudgeMick