News

Yoko Ono: ‘Thankful’ for McCartney’s comments

Yoko Ono: ‘Thankful’ for McCartney’s comments

YOKO ONO, A 'BADASS:' John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono poses in front of a placard during a press conference at the Schirn Kunsthalle in Frankfurt, central Germany, Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013. Four days before her 80th birthday the artist opened her exhibition 'Yoko Ono. Half-A-Wind Show' with her own works. Photo: Associated Press/Arne Dedert

NEW YORK (AP) — Yoko Ono says she’s thankful Paul McCartney appears to have gotten over his grudge against her.

McCartney, in a recent Rolling Stone interview, said he’s getting along fine with the widow of John Lennon, his old songwriting partner.

The bad feelings dated back to when Lennon’s romance with Ono caught fire as the Beatles were falling apart.

Ono, in an interview with The Associated Press, said it was good to hear those words.

McCartney even called her a “badass,” in a good way. She said: “He’s a rocker.”

Recent Headlines

in Local

Economic Development Commission Backs Parking Garage Repairs

9-1-15 Economic Development Commission

A project that's been delayed for years may end up going forward, thanks in part to the city's new Economic Development Commission.

in Local

SEIU Urges Override of Rauner Veto

9-1-15 SEIU

The Service Employees International Union used the State Capitol Rotunda to hold a class they say Governor Bruce Rauner is trying to cut.

in Local

Farmers Need to be Promoters, Too

USFRA FPS sustainability press conf

Survey released at Decatur's Farm Progress Show.

in Local

Seven Now Dead in Legionnaires Outbreak

Quincy VA Home

Seven people have died from Legionnaires' disease at a veterans' home in Quincy.

in Local

Police Hunt for 3 Suspects After Lake County Sheriffs Deputy Killed

FOX LAKE AP

Police in northern Illinois say a manhunt is underway after an officer was shot and killed while pursuing a group of suspicious men.