Mccartney Still Laughing Off Death Hoax16 July 2009
Mccartney Still Laughing Off Death Hoax
The Fab Four were photographed walking along a pedestrian crossing on the legendary cover of their 1969 album Abbey Road.
MCCartney's barefoot appearance in the photo sparked wild rumours the rocker had died in a car crash - and the 67 year old admits he still has to reassure some fans he's not an impostor.
He explains, "The idea was to walk across the crossing, and I showed up that day with sandals, flip-flops. It was so hot that I kicked them off and walked across barefooted, and this started some rumour that because he's barefooted, he's dead. I couldn't see the connection.
"I just laughed. I knew (it was) because of the fame and the craziness... But it was a bit strange, because people started to look at me like, 'Is it really him or a very good double?' No, this is him!"
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