Rod Stewart and Ronnie Wood used to insert cocaine into their anuses because guitarist Ronnie was fed up with the damage being done to his nose.

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The former Faces bandmates were both previously cocaine users, but when Ronnie burned a hole through his nasal septum from taking the illegal substance, the pair decided to take the drug in a more unconventional way.

Stewart told Access Hollywood: “As far as the drugs are concerned, I was never an addict. I was never, you know, in rehab. It never affected my family or my relationships or anything. I was just a social user.

“(But what happened to Ronnie) scared him, so then we found another method of taking the drug. We put them in a little pill like the French do them, [a] suppository. We did that for a little while.”

While he wasn’t addicted to cocaine, Stewart recently confessed he became reliant on steroids after he started to lose his voice.

He said: “As the 80s wore into the 90s, I faced an increasing struggle with my voice. More and more shows had to be wiped out.

“It got to the point where I was virtually uninsurable. I’d walk around feeling as though I’d been gargling barbed wire. I started taking steroids; Prednisone tablets, to be precise, and soon I was well on my way to developing an addiction.

“By March 1991, I’d graduated to a cocktail of drugs in a syringe which I’d inject before a show, normally into my hand.”