October 8, 2008 10:53

Beatles' Paul McCartney slams McDonalds

Macca isn't happy that they're using the band's pictures to 'flog burgers'

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The Beatles' Paul McCartney is "furious" that McDonalds have hung photographs of the band up in their Liverpool restaurant in an attempt to "flog burgers".

The devout vegetarian has launched an attack on the fast food giant after leaning that his portrait appears alongside bandmates John Lennon, Ringo Starr and George Harrison in the restaurant, reports The Sun.

McCartney's spokesman Geoff Baker said: "What sort of morons do McDonalds think Beatles fans are? It's ridiculous and insulting to use images to peddle hamburgers. Fans should boycott McDonalds - and not just in Liverpool."

A PETA spokesperson added: "We hope anyone who sees his picture on the wall will be reminded that he's a vegetarian and skip the Big Mac for a veggie burger."

A McDonalds spokesperson told the newspaper that the pictures were intended to "acknowledge the outstanding contribution The Beatles made to both local and global culture".

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