“That sounds pretty tiring,” asked Reid, to which Mc Cartney replied: “Yeah.”Reid pressed, “Was it? It was good fun.”Following a clip of Mc Cartney singing, Turnbull pondered whether as a Mc Cartney, it was a prerequisite to play “all sorts of different instruments”. After some confusion over the word ‘prerequisite’, Mc Cartney said: “Is it? Twitter users dubbed the interview as “excruciating” and a “PR disaster”. Specifically when I was about 20.”Having exhausted the usual questions one might ask of a musician, Turnbull turned to the credits section of Mc Cartney’s new album for inspiration.“Paul Mc Cartney, who’s he? “James Mc Cartney has become fodder for media trainers across the country on how NOT to do an interview,” one user said. He admitted his relationship with his father’s ex-wife Heather Mills was “not very good”.“I didn’t like her,” he said.The presenters began by talking about his long US tour. British tabloids reported Wednesday (January 2, 2008) that Paul Mc Cartney underwent a secret balloon angioplasty operation for his heart "last autumn".The procedure, which opens up the arteries to allow greater bloodflow, was reportedly done at a private London clinic and was described as "routine" (40,000 are done in the UK alone every year). Calling it, "a vital part of local community life," Paul Mc Cartney is helping those waging a campaign to save his one-time post office in Liverpool.
Paul and Denny (who also played at one-time in the Moody Blues) had a falling out in 1980 when Paul's marijuana bust in Japan caused Wings' tour there to be cancelled. Paul and Denny even caught a U2 concert together in London last December.James Mc Cartney gave a car-crash interview on BBC Breakfast this morning as he tried to promote his new album.Presenters Bill Turnbull and Susanna Reid were forced to do most of the talking during the short segment with Beatles legend Paul Mc Cartney’s 35-year-old son. When asked whether his father was a “friendly critic” of his work, the singer said: “Constructive criticism, definitely yeah.”A brace of tweets followed the unfortunate segment. In an interview with the last week, Mc Cartney was slightly more open.Paul Mc Cartney famously sang, “Will you still love me when I’m 64?” Well, he’s technically 69, but 51-year-old Nancy Shevell just answered “I do!