Phil Collins Still Sore Over Paul McCartney Slight

The alleged diss happened 14 years ago at Buckingham Palace.

By Staff

Paul McCartney apparently once dissed Phil Collins, and Collins is still sore.

In a new interview with The Sunday Times (via ET) Collins recalls the offending incident.

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“I met him when I was working at the Buckingham Palace party back in 2002. McCartney came up with Heather Mills,” Collins said. “I had a first edition of The Beatles by Hunter Davies, and I said, ‘Hey Paul, do you mind signing this for me?’ And he said, ‘Oh Heather, our little Phil’s a bit of a Beatles fan.’ And I thought, ‘You f—, you f—.’ Never forgot it.”

“McCartney was one of my heroes,” Collins continued. “But he has this thing when he’s talking to you, he makes you feel [like], ‘I know this must be hard for you, because I’m a Beatle. I’m Paul McCartney and it must be very hard for you to actually be holding a conversation with me.'”



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