September 15, 2009 11:09
Paul McCartney: 'We spoke a lot about reuniting The Beatles' – video
Fab Four were offered 'huge' sums of money to get back together, McCartney reveals
McCartney revealed that the band discussed getting back together as a result of being offered "huge" amounts of money by promoters.
In a video interview that you can watch by scrolling down now, McCartney told Entertainment Tonight Online that the band took the offers seriously, though they wrestled with the idea of ruining their reputation if they did reunite.
"We talked about it a lot and we always said that if we did [reunite] it might not be great, whereas The Beatles' career had been great. We'd gone from A to Z and it had been a great journey. If now we were going to go to 'Z plus' and it wasn't very good, you'd ruin the whole thing," he said.
He added: "Even though the offers were huge, and there were people [saying] 'I'll pay you this to do it!' we talked about it and we sort of said 'nah'. [There was] something not right about it."
Watch McCartney, Ringo Starr, Yoko Ono and Olivia Harrison talking about The Beatles below:
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