Ringo Starr backs Brexit - 'Don't tell Bob Geldof'

World-renowned musician and former Beatles drummer Ringo Starr has backed Brexit, insisting that “to be in control of your own country is a good move”.

Speaking to the BBC, the musical icon said: “I would have voted for Brexit. Yeah, I would have voted to get out”.

Starr had a bit of banter, saying: “Don’t tell Bob Geldof!”

Echoing the growing sentiment across Britain, he also pointed out how the people have voted and that the government “have to get on with it”.

The growing consensus behind Brexit Britain’s global, self-governing future continues to build.