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Brexit Is "Magnificent" - Morrissey
Christian Eede , October 24th, 2016 11:40

Morrissey continues to challenge media as he revels in result of vote to leave the EU

In sharp contrast to the words of New Order's Bernard Sumner last week, Morrissey has described the recent Brexit result as "magnificent".

Speaking to Australian magazine Faster Louder, he said: "The British political class has never quite been so hopeless, but the same can be said for the USA."

Railing against "media", he continues: "As for Brexit, the result was magnificent, but it is not accepted by the BBC or Sky News because they object to a public that cannot be hypnotised by BBC or Sky nonsense. These news teams are exactly the same as Fox and CNN in that they all depend on public stupidity in order to create their own myth of reality. Watch them at your peril!"

In the interview he also implies that he and The Smiths should have been inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame before now, while he describes the ongoing commitment to keeping venues he plays gigs at meat-free "liberating" rather than "tiring".