Soul star Joss Stone is glad to be rid of her manager - insisting she is better off without them.
The British singer, 20, has changed her representation numerous times throughout her five-year career, and is now determined to go it alone.
She says, "I'm never having a manager ever again. I've had four in the past five years and I hate them all."
Stone - whose previous managers have included her mother Wendy Stoker - has been managing herself since parting company with her record label Sanctuary last year (06), after the firm was rocked by well-publicised financial difficulties.