Paul McCartney Says He's 'Looking Forward to Being Spoilt Rotten' as He Celebrates 82nd Birthday

Wednesday, June 19, 2024

It was Paul McCartney's 82nd birthday!

In honor of his 82nd year around the sun yesterday on June 18, the former Beatle posted to Instagram and revealed he's certainly hoping to be showered with gifts in celebration of the big day.

They say it is my birthday," wrote McCartney, referencing the Beatles' 1968 track "Birthday" from the iconic White Album, "and I’m looking forward to being spoilt rotten by my loved ones!"

 He also received celebratory wishes on social media from some of his kids. His son James, 46, posted a photo of him and Paul hugging to Instagram alongside the message, "Happy Birthday Dad. I will always love you. You are a guiding light that shows me how to move forward. You love me, I love you and that's all that matters."

Paul's daughter Mary, 54, shared a slideshow featuring photos of her father on his own and them together to Instagram, writing in the caption, "Happy Birthday Dad x with all my love x."

His daughter Stella, 52, posted photos taken by her mom Linda, Paul's first wife, to Instagram. "PAUL’S BIRTHDAY: Looking at my Dad @PaulMcCartney through my Mum’s lens today… His day…," she wrote. "Happy birthday, Papa Smurf xx."

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