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Paul McCartney Sponsors Sumo Wrestling Team To Promote His New Album!

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Paul McCartney is a man of many titles: singer, songwriter, guitarist, composer, knight, Beatle!

But we had NO idea sumo wrestling fanatic was on this list!!

That's right! According to Sir Paul's spokesperson, he first developed a love for the sport when he was on a world tour as a solo artist in the '90s:

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Paul McCartney Wants Animal Testing Banned Worldwide

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Paul McCartney is a huge animal lover and big supporter of animal rights.

So of course he was so happy when the European Union (EU) enacted a law that banned all animal testing.

Cruelty Free International (Buav) is an organization that really spearheaded the ban in Europe, and now they've joined forces with Sir Paul to bring that ban to the rest of the world.

McCartney said:

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Close Call! Paul McCartney And Wife Narrowly Avoid Helicopter Crash!

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WOW! This would certainly keep us from hitting the open skies for a long while!

It's being reported Sir Paul McCartney and his wife Nancy Shevell could have been involved in a serious helicopter crash, if it weren't for the last-second actions of the pilot!

Classified as a "serious incident" by the UK's Air Accidents Investigation Branch and now currently under investigation by the Department of Transport, the former Beatles member and his bride were reportedly returning from an event in London to their East Essex home when the pilot began to struggle with control of the helicopter due to bad weather…which resulted in

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9/11 Tribute: Paul McCartney Plays Let It Be Honoring First Responders

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11 years passed … but never forgotten.

In October of 2001 Sir Paul McCartney organized a benefit honoring the lives lost during the horrific events that occurred in NYC on 9/11/2001.

After a slew of other famous and inspirational acts, Sir Paul closed out his Concert for New York City with Beatles classic Let It Be, giving a musical nod to all the surviving responders — firemen, policemen — who made some civil sense out of the immediate chaos that followed the Twin Tower attacks (above)

Thanks to these men and women, and their brothers and sisters who gave their lives attempting to rescue citizens in danger, the people of NYC were allowed to grieve their losses in a safe, organized atmosphere.

To all the lives lost during the events of that day, and to all those who continue to experience senseless violence on a mass scale due to reasons such as politics, greed, religion etc., we honor you, and may your stories serve as inspiration for peaceful coexistence.

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Paul McCartney Got Paid HOW Much To Perform At The Olympics Opening Ceremony!?

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Sir Paul McCartney is an international music icon. He's one of the founding members of The Beatles and has gone on to be declared the "most successful composer and recording artist of all time" by Guinness World Records.

That being said, we can't imagine how much it costs to book him for a gig, which is exactly why our minds were blown when we found out what McCartney was paid to perform at the London Olympics Opening Ceremony.

According to sources, the singer was paid ONE million dollars pound!

What!? That's it???

Believe it or not, ALL of

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Bruce Springsteen And Paul McCartney Perform Together At London's Hard Rock Calling…And Get Cut Off!

It doesn't matter if this was a once in lifetime occasion!

In London, a curfew MEANS a curfew!

And unfortunately for Bruce Springsteen, who was joined on stage by none other than Sir Paul McCartney during his headlining performance at London's Hard Rock Calling in Hyde Park last night, he learned that the hard way!

The duo, who are living legends in their own rights respectively, managed to ROCK OUT two INCREDIBLE renditiions of I Saw Her Standing There and Twist and Shout together before concert organizers pulled the plug…which meant they weren't even allowed to thank the crowd!

LAME!

Ch-ch-ch-check it all go down (above)!

Although the Boss nor the former Beatle have spoken out about it all, the E Street Band's Steven Van Zandt took to Twitter afterwards to blow off some steam

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Sir Paul McCartney Shuts The Night DOWN In Honor Of Her Majesty!

AAaaaaannnnnd we are jubilantly SPENT!

Monday evening shimmered in the haze of dynamic, majestic melodies as some of Britain's most iconic talent took to the fountain-turned-stage just outside Buckingham Palace's gates, to honor Queen Elizabeth II in her 60th year on England's throne.

And who better than Sir Paul McCartney, Beatle extraordinaire, to close out the unparalleled musical celebration!

Paul set alight his finale performance by leading the patriotic crowd on a Magical Mystery Tour, and then preceded to evoke MAJOR nostalgia with All My Loving, Let It Be and Live and Let Die.

To end the night's emotional festivities, Sir Paul brought all the Diamond Jubilee concert performers back on stage for an uplifting rendition of Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da.

Be moved by pure musical joy (above)!

Tears. Sparkling diamond tears.

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