James McCartney 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 McCartney’s 35-year-old son. Twitter users dubbed the interview as “excruciating” and a “PR disaster”.
The presenters began by talking about his long US tour. “That sounds pretty tiring,” asked Reid, to which McCartney replied: “Yeah.”
Reid pressed, “Was it?” and McCartney offered: “No it was OK. It was good fun.” Following a clip of McCartney singing, Turnbull pondered whether as a McCartney, it was a prerequisite to play “all sorts of different instruments”.
Source: The Independent