Queen guitarist Brian May says he has respect for legendary musician Eric Clapton. But he disagrees with Clapton. July announcement that he will not perform in venues. requiring concert-goers to show proof of coronavirus vaccination.
“I love Eric Clapton. He is my hero, but he has very different points of view from me in many ways.” May told The Independent. “He’s a person who thinks it’s okay to shoot animals for fun, so we have our disagreements, but I would never stop respecting the man.”
Clapton, 76, was vaccinated against the coronavirus with the AstraZeneca vaccine in May, but has said she experienced “disastrous” side effects in which her “hands and feet were frozen, numb, or burning.”
May, who has a PhD in astrophysics from Imperial College London, may have been relatively nice to Clapton by name, but overall, she has harsh words for those who avoid vaccines.
“Anti-vax people, sorry, I think these are fruitcakes,” May said. “There is a lot of evidence showing that vaccination helps. In general, they have been very safe. There will always be some side effect in whatever medicine you take, but to say that vaccines are a plot to kill you, I ‘sorry, that goes in the jar of fruitcake for me. “
In the interview, May also criticized the inhabitants of the flat Earth, those who deny the moon landing and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson. He’s also not a fan of billionaire entrepreneurs sent into space.
“I love space exploration,” May said. But “when it comes to a very rich guy who sets in space, not really space, just about 60 miles up, I wonder, ‘What is it really for?’ “Is it blazing a trail? Not really, because men have been to the moon. Is it some kind of vanity, and if it were, could the money have been better spent elsewhere?”