Ringo Warns Fans to Get Back

Ex-Beatle says he's too busy to read mail, so quit sending it
By Rebecca Smith Hurd,  Newser User
Posted Oct 13, 2008 11:45 AM CDT
Ringo Warns Fans to Get Back
Former Beatles drummer Ringo Starr, left, serves cupcakes during his 68th birthday celebration outside the Hard Rock Hotel in Chicago, Monday, July 7, 2008. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)   (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

(Newser) – Ringo Starr says he's too busy to sign autographs and won't do it anymore, the BBC reports. The ex-Beatle—who's apparently had enough adoration for one lifetime—promises to throw away all incoming mail, effective Oct. 20. “I’m warning you with peace and love I have too much to do,” the 68-year-old drummer whines in a video on his website. "No more fan mail and no objects to be signed. Nothing."
(Read more Ringo Starr stories.)

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