Morrissey: Paul McCartney Should Return His Knighthood

From Rolling Stone:

Morrissey believes Paul McCartney should give back his knighthood if he truly believes in championing animal rights. The former Beatle recently expressed dismay that Los Angeles’ Staples Center would go meat-free (at least partially) for Morrissey’s upcoming concert there, despite the venue turning down his own request – a fact Moz found rather amusing.

“Really, he should be happy for any victory on behalf of the animals,” said Morrissey in a new interview with the Hollywood Reporter. “I know he works tirelessly for the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals [PETA], but he also loves the British royals, whose treatment of animals is abysmal. The Queen herself wears enough fur to blanket most of Russia. . . If he cared passionately about animals, he’d return his knighthood. He doesn’t need the Queen’s approval. He’s given more pleasure to people worldwide than she could ever dream of.”

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