No more autographs from Paul McCartney. 'We both know who I am,' says singer

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Beatles star Sir Paul McCartney will no longer be giving autographs to fans.

According to Contact Music, the musician made the revelation in an interview with Reader's Digest, explaining that he doesn't see the point of fans having his signature because "we both know who I am".

"It always struck me as a bit strange - 'here, can I write your name down on the back of this till receipt, please?' Why? We both know who I am," he told the publication. 

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Paul also shared his thoughts on selfies, saying that he would rather spend his time having conversations with fans than taking a photo. "What you've usually got is a ropey photo with a poor backdrop and me looking a bit miserable. Let's chat, let's exchange stories."

The singer follows in the footsteps of his fellow Beatles bandmate Ringo Starr who, in 2008, announced that he would no longer be signing autographs or receiving fan mail. 

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