Paul Mccartney, The Beatles

Paul Mccartney, The Beatles

Paul McCartney feared headlining Glastonbury would show he endorsed 'mass killing of badgers'

Paul McCartney feared playing Glastonbury would endorse the "'mass killing of badgers", Brian May has revealed.

23.11.2019

The Beatles star is said to have rang up Brian May for advice ahead of his headline performance at the world famous festival next year

Paul McCartney feared playing Glastonbury would endorse the "'mass killing of badgers", Brian May has revealed.

Eavis had branded May's opposition a "danger to farming", prompting calls from activists for performers to boycott the festival at Worthy Farm in June 2020.

"He was concerned that he might be thought to be endorsing the current mass killing of badgers.

May previously called the practice a "tragedy and unnecessary crime against wildlife", and claimed he was "frequently insulted" by Eavis because of his views.

"But I don't have to work with people who insult me who are ignorant of the work I do.

Read more: The Telegraph

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