Rufus Wainwright: ‘I have always been an old soul’

The musician, 46, on coping with grief, becoming a parent and why he loves being a pop star I’ve realised I like being a pop star. There’s something eternally youthful about it. It’s not that I’m especially interested in being young forever but, at 46, I’d like to not get any older! Nothing eviscerates the ego like becoming a parent. For a pop star, that’s not the easiest thing. But it’s led to a complete realignment of priorities for me. Now what happens to my daughter is far more important than what happens to me. And these days it’s not even just my child who is more important than me – it’s all children. Continue reading...