Paul McCartney: 'Yoko Ono Is Bada-s'

"If Lennon loved her, there's got to be something. He's not stupid," former Beatle says.

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71-year-old music icon Paul McCartney recently discussed reconciliation, revealing that at this point in life he is willing to offer forgiveness and bury the hatchet with just about anyone aside from one person. The musician told Rolling Stone that after years of bad blood between John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono and himself, he's moved on and even gave Yoko notable props. Describing her as "bada-s," McCartney explained: "If John loved her, there's got to be something. He's not stupid. It's like, what are you going to do? Are you going to hold a grudge you never really had?" As for the one person that doesn't deserve forgiveness in Paul's book, the bassist was referring to Lennon's murderer Mark David Chapman. "I think I could pretty much forgive anyone else," he said. "But I don't see why I'd want to forgive him. This is a guy who did something so crazy and terminal. Why should I bless him with forgiveness?" When it comes to former Beatle's current endeavors, McCartney has released his latest studio effort "New" on October 11 through Virgin EMI Records. With 67,000 units shipped in the US within the first week, the album debuted at No. 3 on the Billboard 200 chart.

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    shwilly
    She's a badass in the sense that she's always had a really bad looking ass. Like, if those cheeks were any flatter they would be concave... But anyways, it's always nice to hear Paul being his usual, classy self
    Supersonic1
    Paul McCartney can say whatever he wants, mostly cause he knows nobody is gonna argue with him. He could just say things for shits and giggles at this point and nobody would bat an eye.
    mitchy86
    Paul McCartney says he’s now cool with Yoko Ono. Courtney Love stares at her phone, silent and still.
    noel.heenan
    I think the low life that murdered John Lennon should be Known as " Lennon's Murderer" and no other name. by giving Him a name You give Him recognition.
    Holoogamooga
    But then he might be confused with "Lenin's murderer" and praised as a hero.
    iommi600
    You have managed to bring the death of a communist leader to the table, when McCartney's statement about Chapman was being discussed... is that you, McCarthy?
    Smegal
    I disagree. Love is blind and thus even the great lennon could potentially become blinded by love, thus that statement cannot hold true.
    christianonbass
    Over the years I've heard a lot of hating on Yoko Ono. Some of it was unwarranted. People complained that Yoko followed John around to places she didn't belong...mainly during recording. The truth was that John wanted her there because HE was the jealous and insecure one, and he wanted to keep a close eye on HER. He thought someone was going to steal her away from him.