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Paul McCartney Congratulates Ringo Starr on Being Knighted

December 31, 2017 | Posted by Jeremy Thomas

Paul McCartney took to social media to congratulate his fellow Beatle Ringo Starr on being knighted. McCartney posted to Twitter to offer praise for his former bandmate after he was was selected for knighthood by Queen Elizabeth II in her 2018 New Year’s Honors list, as you can see below:

Also honored, according to the New York Times, were the Bee Gee’s Barry Gibb and author Michael Morpurgo. Ballet dancer Darcey Bussell received dame status.