The legendary rock and blues guitarist Eric Clapton’s daughter Ruth Clapton-Bartlett replied to a fan’s question wondering if she liked The Beatles and unveiled her actual opinions about the band and her father’s once rival George Harrison.
As you may remember, Eric Clapton and lead guitarist of The Beatles George Harrison were the two sides of a famous love triangle including the English photographer Pattie Boyd.
George Harrison and his wife Pattie Boyd diverged from each other due to alcohol and drug overuse, and various affairs a few years later they got married. At the time, Eric Clapton and George Harrison were spending most of their time working together and eventually, Clapton fell in love with his friend’s wife.
A few years after Boyd and Harrison’s divorce, Eric Clapton got married to the love of his life, Pattie. However, she also left him due to his abusive behaviors during their marriage eight years later.
It seems like the question of how the relationship between Eric Clapton’s daughter Ruth and The Beatles was among the most wondered questions of those interested in the famous love triangle.
Recently on Instagram, Ruth Clapton-Bartlett responded to a fan’s question wondering whether she liked The Beatles. In his short statement about the subject, Ruth mentioned she was a Beatles fan like almost everyone and also praised George Harrison’s music and personality by referring to him as ‘a gentle and kind soul.’
Here’s how Ruth Clapton-Bartlett answered the fan’s question of whether she liked The Beatles:
“Of course! I don’t know anyone who isn’t a Beatles fan! Such a huge body of work. George’s music really resonates with me and he was such a kind, gentle soul.
I’m so grateful to have known him a little and send love and light to his family often.”
You can see the statement Ruth Clapton-Bartlett shared via Instagram stories below.