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Paul McCartney pretends he’s someone else when recognized

music Updated: Jun 06, 2016 19:35 IST
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The 73-year-old Beatles legend says he enjoys travelling by public transport.(AFP)

The Beatles great Paul McCartney says sometimes when he uses public transport and people recognize him, he often acts like someone else. The 73-year-old Beatles legend enjoys travelling by public transport, but on the occasions where a fellow traveller spots him, he insists they are mistaken about his identity, reported Femalefirst.

“I like travelling on public transport. Ever since I was a kid I would always take a bus and go a few stops and get off just to have a look around. In New York or in Paris or in London, I sometimes take the Underground. The thing about the Underground is nobody looks at anyone.

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“If I do get somebody saying, ‘Are you Paul McCartney?’ I say, ‘Are you kidding? Do you think he’d be on the Underground?’ Then they go, ‘Oh yeah, well, I suppose you’re right’,” McCartney said.