Gilmour urges Paul McCartney to give to charity
Floyd guitarist leads by example
Standard has reported that Pink
Floyd guitarist David Gilmour
has suggested that Paul McCartney should give more
of his money to charity.
remarks come on the heals of his donation of another £3.6
million ($6.8 million) to Crisis, a charity that
helps the homeless. He is a regular contributor to the organization
through his DG Charitable Trust, donating more than £11 million
($20.8 million) in the past couple years alone.
Paul McCartney is meant to have more than £500 million. The
way he lives you can understand where £100 million goes,"
he said in the Standard article, "but I have no idea what he
does with the other £400 million. That's a crazy amount of
money and nobody needs it."
personal worth is estimated to be £64.5 million ($122 million),
according to news agency Reuters.
on McCartney's 1999 "Run Devil Run" album, and is close
enough with the former Beatle to have attended his wedding to Heather
Mills last year.
had no comment.
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