MARTIN DENIES HARRISON ‘CLOSE TO DEATH’ COMMENTS

Representatives for The Beatles' producer say he did not make the remarks, which indicated Harrison was close to death from cancer...

A spokesperson for GEORGE MARTIN MUSIC has told US network ABC NEWS that the BEATLES producer was misquoted at the weekend, when he allegedly said that GEORGE HARRISON had accepted that he was going to die soon.

The comments were reported widely on Sunday (July 22) and Monday. However, ABC has now reported that Martin’s representatives say he did not make the comments.

Former Beatle Harrison has undergone treatment this year for a brain tumour and lung cancer.