And Fatboy, real name is NORMAN COOK, credits McCartney's listening skills with getting him through his torment.
He says, "Paul gave me a shoulder to cry on. He told me to get out of the UK until the heat died down.
"That was a bad time as we messed up in public. But it turned out to be a two-month blip in a six-year marriage.
"Zoe and I have worked out how to keep ourselves to ourselves and get on with enjoying life."