Paul McCartney has finally given peace a chance, ending his decades-long rivalry with John Lennon's wife, Yoko Ono.
The Beatles frontman had a rocky relationship with the eccentric Japanese artist for years and when the band broke up in the late 1960s, many blamed her influence. But Paul, 71, says he's let go of the past and even admires his late bandmate’s ladylove.
“Time, the great healer. I thought, 'If John loved her, there's got to be something. He's not stupid,'" Paul tells Rolling Stone magazine. "It's like, what are you going to do? Are you going to hold a grudge you never really had?"
However, the legendary singer concedes that there is one person he will never, ever forgive: John Lennon’s murderer Mark David Chapman, who shot and killed John outside of his apartment in 1980.
"I think I could pretty much forgive anyone else," he continued. "But I don't see why I'd want to forgive him. This is a guy who did something so crazy and terminal. Why should I bless him with forgiveness?"
Paul’s 24th studio album New is out in stores this week.