Rod Stewart has revealed his son Aiden was rushed to hospital in an ambulance with a suspected heart attack after collapsing at a football match – but it was in fact a panic attack.
The musician, 77, said he went ‘blue and unconscious’ while playing for his Young Hoops Under-12s team but did not say when this happened.
Talking to FourFourTwo magazine, he said: ‘We thought my boy had a heart attack.
‘He was going blue and was unconscious until he calmed down. It was scary, but it turned out to be a panic attack. The lad wanted to do well, pulled on the Hoops in Scotland for his dad.
Worry: Rod Stewart has revealed his son Aiden, 11, was rushed to hospital in an ambulance with a suspected heart attack after collapsing at football match (right) but it was in fact a panic attack
‘Another boy fell backwards and banged his head – he’s still not back. In all of my days watching football, that’s the only time two ambulances had been called.
Rod’s offspring are from romances with five different women. He has two sons with current wife Penny, 51, model Alastair, 16 and Aiden.
Kimberly, 43, and Sean, 42, are from Rod’s first marriage to actress, Alana Stewart, 77, and daughter Ruby, 35, is from his relationship with model Kelly Emberg, 63.
Tragedy: Rod recently revealed his brother Bob has died aged 88 – just two months after he lost his other brother Don
Love: Aiden is Rod’s youngest son with wife Penny Lancaster – pictured together in November
Rod took to Instagram last month to confirm the sad news, revealing Bob passed away the night before.
Describing his late siblings as ‘irreplaceable buddies’, Rod said he has ‘lost two of my best mates in the space of two months’ as Bob ‘joins Don on the great football pitch in the sky’.
Sir Rod wrote in tribute: ‘It’s with great sadness that I announce the loss of my brother Bob last night, who joins my brother Don on the great football pitch in the sky.
Family: Rod’s wife Penny previously shared a photo of Rod alongside Bob (centre right) and his other siblings Don (left) and Mary (centre, left)
‘I’ve lost two of my best mates in the space of two months. RIP Don and Bob ‘irreplaceable buddies’ Sir Rod Stewart’.
Rod was inundated with condolences from his followers, with Piers Morgan writing: ‘How sad… deepest condolences to you all. RIP Bob.’
Another fan wrote: ‘So very sorry for your loss Deepest condolences to you and your family.’
Another Instagram user added: ‘Sorry for your loss, Rod. My grandparents were friends with your parents, Rod. My nan told me that Don had a lovely voice. RIP.’
Statement: The singer, 77, took to Instagram on Wednesday to confirm the sad news, saying Bob passed away on Tuesday night
Rod, who also has two sisters named Peggy and Mary, did not give a cause of death in his statement.
It comes after the musician revealed in September that his brother Don died aged 94, just 48 hours before the passing of Queen Elizabeth II.
Rod wrote: ‘It has been a devastating 48 hours. We lost my brother Don on Tuesday at 94 and today we have all lost Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II at 96.’
Condolensces: Rod was inundated with condolensces from his followers, with Piers Morgan writing: ‘How sad… deepest condolences to you all. RIP Bob’
‘The Queen has been an unwavering presence throughout my life and a great unifier. A shining star that will never fade in our hearts and souls.’
Rod sent his well wishes to the Royal Family and also spoke of what an honour it was to perform at the Queen’s platinum jubilee in June.
‘What a privilege it was to perform for her. My deepest sympathies to the Royal Family. God save the King.’
Rod was indunated with condolences from his fans, with one writing: ‘I’m so so sorry to hear about your brother I can only imagine how heartbreaking that is.
Family: It comes after the musician revealed in September that his brother Don (second from right) died aged 94, just 48 hours before the passing of Queen Elizabeth II
Rod wrote: ‘It has been a devastating 48 hours. We lost my brother Don on Tuesday at 94 and today we have all lost Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II at 96’
Tribute: Rod sent his well wishes to the Royal Family and also spoke of what an honour it was to perform at the Queen’s platinum jubilee in June (pictured in 2016)
‘And she was an amazing Queen my heart goes to all of England and her family too’.
Another said: ‘So sorry to hear of the loss of your dear brother Don Sir Rod…. The Queen will be sorely missed. In your words A shinning star that will never fade in our hearts and souls.’
One fan added: ‘So sorry for your loss,’ while another added: ‘Thinking of you and your family’.
Honour: Rod took to the stage at the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee in June