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Macca Blasts MaccyDs Over Beatles Pics
The Quietus , October 8th, 2008 17:28

Former Beatle attacks fast food chain over use of photograph


Long-time vegetarian Paul McCartney has reacted with anger after photographs of the Beatles appeared on the walls of a Liverpool branch of the McDonald's chain.

"What sort of morons do McDonald's think Beatles fans are?" thundered Macca's spokesman Geoff Baker. "It's ridiculous and insulting to use images to peddle hamburgers. Fans should boycott McDonald's - and not just in Liverpool."

Animal rights types PETA took the opportunity to have a moan, saying, "We hope anyone who sees his picture on the wall will be reminded that he's a vegetarian and skip the Big Mac for a veggie burger."

McDonald's, meanwhile, responded by saying that the pictures were present to "acknowledge the outstanding contribution The Beatles made to both local and global culture".