Do you have a right to decide for yourself who shall and shall not be considered a member of the inner circle? Of course. It's your band. But just because you have a right to do something doesn't mean it's right.
Pete became a sort of self-parody of the obnoxious promotion man. He photo-bombed so many stars -- mostly with their blessings but sometimes as a vaguely-positioned background figure -- that his photo op with the Pope led some to ask, "Who's that with Pete?"
You may not be the subject of a love letter written by Mick Jagger, but after December 12, you could be the owner of an amorous note sent by the Rolling Stones front man and famed romantic conquistador.