These Shocking True Stories Prove John Lennon Was Actually a Terrible Person

John Lennon had a huge ego

John Lennon after making a formal apology for his controversial statement

His ego sometimes got the best of him. | Harry Benson/Express/Getty Images

In a strange paradox, Lennon was both depressed and full of himself. One of his most controversial remarks happened when he claimed to be more popular than Jesus.

In the interview, Lennon said, “Christianity will go. It will vanish and shrink. I needn’t argue about that; I’m right and I will be proved right. We’re more popular than Jesus now. I don’t know which will go first, rock ‘n’ roll or Christianity. Jesus was all right but his disciples were thick and ordinary. It’s them twisting it that ruins it for me.”

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