Macca gets Beatles pic removed from restaurant

Updated: Jul 14, 2010, 09:58 AM IST

London: Beatles legend Paul McCartney who is an avowed vegetarian was left angry when he came to know that a restaurant which sells meat products was using his images as decoration and asked for their removal.

The star launched a protest when learning that a dozen shots of the Fab Four were plastered on the walls of a McDonalds burger joint in the band`s native Liverpool.

The 68-year-old has claimed victory over fast food giant McDonald`s after bosses had to remove the singer`s photo from one of their restaurants, reported a news website.

The long-time vegetarian, was furious after learning pictures of him and his Beatles bandmates had been put up in a McDonald`s restaurant.

Representatives at animal rights organisation People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) claimed the star would never authorise his photo to endorse meat products.