Turns out Pete Townshend can explain it after all.
And apologize too.
Who says an old-time rocker can’t have a softer side?
Last week the Toronto Sun ran a story about how the legendary guitar player and songwriter with The Who mouthed “f--- off” toward a dad with a seven-year-old daughter on his shoulders at the Quadrophenia performance at Copps Coliseum in Hamilton.
Eric Costello and his daughter Janey had moved toward the stage with a sign that said “Smash your guitar, Pete.”
The guitarist and songwriter seemed irritated and a YouTube video shows him mouthing the epithet.
But worried about the feelings of a kid, the 67-year-old music legend showed he’s actually alright.
“Apologies and condolences from my side, and very best wishes to you and your family,” Townshend wrote in a personal letter to Costello Thursday, asking if they could “meet and be friends and put this behind us.”
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