12/01/2012 15:00 GMT | Updated 22/05/2015 06:12 BST

Chris Martin Says His Kids 'Can't Afford' For Him To Perform At Their Parties

Chris Martin it 'too expensive' for his kids' birthday parties PA

Coldplay's Chris Martin says he will not play at his kids' birthday parties, and claims his nippers can't AFFORD him!

The Sun reports that Chris and wife Gwyneth Paltrow do not give Apple or Moses pocket money, and as the band cost 'about £50 for an hour' the youngsters have no means to pay for them to perform.

The paper adds that Chris says: "Until they can afford it, we won't play for them."

Given that Apple will only turn eight on her next birthday, and Moses, six, we wonder just how much they would want their dad's band playing at their parties anyway...

We reckon they'd probably prefer Rastamouse. As would we.

Would you perform at your kids' parties if you were a celeb? (or even if you weren't!)
Or would your children be mortified?