Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea has revealed his daughter uses her Grammy as a shovel in the garden.
The 59-year-old musician shared the funny story of his eldest offspring, Clara Balzary, now 33, who brought the golden gramophone out of the house into the garden and used the horn as a tool in the five years old.
Speaking on LA KROQ radio station, he said: “The Grammys are great, but after we won our first Grammy, three years later, my mom said, ‘Michael, where’s your Grammy? I don’t know, mom, I put it somewhere.
“Months later, my gardener came out of the backyard, into the garden, and you know how the Grammy looks like an old record player with the horn on it? My daughter had unscrewed it and used as a shovel for the garden. He had been there in the dust all winter. He had been in the dust all winter and all that.
The ‘By The Way’ hitmaker – who also has 16-year-old Sunny with ex Frankie Rayder – has won six Grammys with his bandmates, but accepted awards aren’t the reason he’s in music.
When asked how he celebrates his career wins, he joked, “I drop about six or seven acid shots, get naked, paint my whole body with lipstick and run around in the street screaming like crazy… It’s not really a party, I really do that every day.
RHCP recently returned with their new album, ‘Unlimited Love’, which is set to top the charts in the UK this week, as they were recently honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
The ‘Under the Bridge’ rockers – rounded out by frontman Anthony Kiedis, drummer Chad Smith and guitarist John Frusciante – were all on hand to accept the honour, and Flea said he was “grateful” to be given the honor. star on the iconic tourist site because the street has “always been part of it”.
He said: “When I was in high school, I paraded down this street playing the trumpet in the Hollywood High Marching Band. … I know this street inside out, and this street knows me. And every time we have traveled around the world, this The Street has always been a part of me. And I’m really grateful that we can now be a part of it.