Who is more powerful: Oprah, or one of two living Beatles? The answer, apparently, is Kanye West, which Paul McCartney himself had to admit after Oprah asked him to disassociate himself from "All Day," his collaboration with West from last year, because of the rapper's use of the "n-word" in the song. "Yeah, but it's Kanye!" McCartney apparently protested to Oprah. Good excuse.

Said McCartney in an interview with BBC Radio 4:

Sources: h/t Vulture