Wanting to keep his dignity he remained tight-lipped about the proceedings but he did say the experience was "a very painful thing".
Recognizing the difficulty of going through a public divorce McCartney indicated where he looked for solace:
"But music is a great healer. Music is the therapy for me. In fact, going through difficulties has only concentrated my desire to make good music."
‘McCartney talks of Divorce Hell’, The Age, 16 October 2007.
Image: Paul McCartney