Paul McCartney Confused the Chilean and Texan Flag During a Show in Austin


It’s been about two years because the Texas legislature proposed a invoice urging residents of the state to cease complicated the Chilean flag emoji with Texas’ state flag, however plainly Beatles legend Paul McCartney didn’t get the memo earlier than his efficiency at Austin City Limits this previous weekend.

On October 6, McCartney headlined Austin City Limits on the metropolis’s beloved Zilker Park. According to native weblog Austin 360, the rock icon completed his set with a efficiency of “Hey Jude” and a large fireworks show. Minutes later, he returned to the stage for an encore, which he kicked off by having his band wave the rainbow, UK, and US flags on stage. Then McCartney joined his band on stage by waving what he thought was the Lone Star State’s flag, all to deafening cheers within the viewers.

Naturally, followers within the crowd took to Twitter to level out he was really holding a Chilean flag (Both characteristic a star on a blue background with a purple and white stripe, however the Chilean flag’s purple stripe extends throughout the complete flag horizontally).

McCartney hasn’t publicly commented on the error, however chances are high he’s sure to right it earlier than he headlines the second weekend of the competition on Friday, October 12.

Check out footage and Twitter reactions beneath:

H/T: Austin 360


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