Let it Be (Brexit)! Ringo Starr says leaving EU is 'great'

In an interview on BBC's Newsnight, Ringo Starr has praised Brexit as a 'great move

In an interview on BBC's Newsnight, Ringo Starr has praised Brexit as a 'great move

Ringo Starr has praised Brexit as a 'great move' - and urged the Prime Minister to ‘get on with it’. 

The Beatles legend also insisted it was ridiculous to demand a rerun of the historic EU referendum just because you 'don't like that vote'.

But the 77-year-old joked: 'Don't tell Bob Geldof.'

The comments came after EU commission president Jean-Claude Juncker ramped up the rhetoric over Brexit - saying Britain will ‘soon regret’ its decision.

The Eurocrat also revealed plans for a massive Brussels power grab and even more migration.

He said the 'wind is back in Europe’s sails’ as he set out his dream for a European super-state with an army, an intelligence agency, the ability to set taxes, and a President of Europe at its helm.

Mr Juncker said the EU should be expanded to include more states in the Balkans and increase the number of countries that use the euro and are part of the bloc’s Schengen border-free travel area.

In an interview with BBC's Newsnight, Starr said he was on tour when the referendum took place.

However, he made clear he took the opposite view from Boomtown Rats singer and arch-Remainer Geldof. 

'I would have voted for Brexit. Yeah, I would have voted to get out,' Starr said.

'But don't tell Bob Geldof.' 

He added: 'I think it is a great move. 

'I think, you know, to be in control of your own country is a good move.' 

Boomtown Rats singer and Bob Geldof was one of the most high-profile Remain supporters during the referendum. At one point he was engaged in a spat on the Thames with Brexit-supporting fishing vessels (pictured)

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