McCartney was worked up over several things, amongst them an impromptu TV eulogy Hunter delivered hours after John’s death which Paul considered “dead tasteless.” “He became so jealous in the end. You know he wouldn’t let me even touch his baby. He got really crazy with jealousy at times.
Were John Lennon and Paul McCartney still friends?
“Without question, it would have been the worst thing in the world for me, had he been killed, when we still had a bad relationship. I would’ve thought, ‘Oh, I should’ve, I should’ve, I should’ve…’ It would have been a big guilt trip for me. But luckily, our last meeting was very friendly.