Paul McCartney accuses Dalai Lama of 'emergency cannibalism'

Plus he tells Stephen Colbert that Ringo is his favourite Beatle

Photo: Next Previous

Photo Gallery: Paul McCartney

Sir Paul McCartney accused the Dalai Lama of cannibalism in a US television interview last night (January 28).

The star also said that Ringo Starr is his favourite Beatle while being interviewed by Stephen Colbert on his satirical late-night American television show, 'The Colbert Report'.

"I have a beef to pick with you, sir, in that you don't eat meat," Colbert said to the famous vegetarian. "Don't you think if the animals had the opportunity, they would eat us?"

"In an emergency, perhaps the Dalai Lama would eat me," McCartney said.

The comedic news anchor then engaged in a duet of 'Ebony & Ivory' with McCartney, who was on the show to promote 'Electric Arguments', the new album by his group The Fireman.

--By our Los Angeles staff.
[url="/about"] Find out more about NME.[/url]

Read More On This Artist

More News
The Script score third Official Albums Chart Number 1 with 'No Sound Without Silence'
Jake Bugg: 'Manufactured pop bands don't have any soul'
Lauryn Hill's London comeback show subject to harsh Twitter criticism
Tatu's Lena Katina responds to bandmate's homophobia: 'People should be free to...
Producer Tony Visconti says he was misquoted over 'new David Bowie album' comment
La Roux: 'I've never made any money from record sales'
Kendrick Lamar downplays guest appearances on new album
Jamie T: 'Damon Albarn told me to write from the heart'
Stevie Nicks unveils title track from '24 Karat Gold: Songs From The Vault' - listen
Kanye West shares photos from his community service fashion class
Will Ferrell and Red Hot Chili Peppers' Chad Smith cover The Rolling Stones - watch
Foo Fighters announce January 2015 live dates
Johnny Flynn stars in new trailer for Channel 4 sitcom 'Scrotal Recall' - watch
Bishop Nehru and Doom preview NehruvianDOOM album with new track 'Caskets' – listen
Matt Bellamy hints at World War 3 theme and guitar solos for new Muse album
SBTRKT previews new album 'Wonder Where We Land' at iTunes Festival in London
Iceage reveal new song 'How Many' - listen
Trent Reznor previews 'Gone Girl' soundtrack ahead of cinema release
Members of Arcade Fire, The Strokes and Bon Iver form Pop All Star Band supergroup
Lil Wayne and Drake hit the road in 'Grindin' video - watch
SBTRKT streams new song 'The Light' featuring Denai Moore - listen
George Ezra covers Cyndi Lauper's 'Girls Just Wanna Have Fun' - watch

More News

Comments

Please login to add your comment.

Featured Videos
Latest Tickets - Booking Now
 
Know Your NME
 

 
NME Store & Framed Prints
Most Read News
Popular This Week
Inside NME.COM
On NME.COM Today