The musician discusses their relationship

Sir Paul McCartney has defended John Lennon, arguing that the public often misunderstood him.

He claims that many misconceptions were caused by the media and that the two had a good relationship.

McCartney told the Radio Times: “He was a very soft-centred guy and we had a lot in common.

“Whatever bad things John said about me, he would also slip his glasses to the end of his nose and say, ‘I love you’.”

McCartney added: “The image of John is seriously flawed because he was not the hard, mad man that people think he was.”

Find out what Uncut thought of the remastered Beatles albums here.

More Beatles news

Bookmark and Share