Paul McCartney sufre una pérdida familiar desgarradora

PAUL McCartney’s brother-in-law, John Eastman, ha fallecido a la edad de 83.

The famed music attorney lost his battle with pancreatic cancer el jueves.

John Eastman passed away at the age of 83, after a battle with pancreatic cancer

John Eastman passed away at the age of 83, after a battle with pancreatic cancerCrédito: Getty
John was the brother of Paul McCartney's first wife, Linda Eastman McCartney

John was the brother of Paul McCartney’s first wife, Linda Eastman McCartneyCrédito: Getty

John was the brother of Paul’s first wife, Linda Eastman McCartney, who succumbed to her fight with breast cancer in April 1998.

He also helped The Beatlesfrontman navigate through the band’s breakup and his solo career after that, among other projects within his music career.

Shortly after learning of John’s passing, Paul shared a sweet message on social media mourning the loss.

My dear brother-in-law, John Eastman, ha fallecido. Having known each other for over 50 years it is an extremely sad time for me, and our families.

John was a great man. One of the nicest and smartest people I have had the good luck to have known in my life,” he concluded.

The 80-year-old included a photo of the pair practicing a yoga pose together.

Paul continued his message in the comments: “Not only did he help me massively in my business dealings as my lawyer but as a friend he was hard to beat. His sense of humour always shone through in everything he did and his devotion to his family was supreme.

We had so many fun times together through the years, but when the time came to be serious, he was unbeatable. There is so much more that can be said of his incredible qualities, but words can hardly describe his passion for life and our affection for this amazing man.

He will be sorely missed but always held dear in the hearts of those of us who knew and loved him. See ya Johnny! Love Paul.

Just last year, John made headlines for purchasing a luxury penthouse overlooking Central Park in New York City for a whopping $26.5million.

The entertainment lawyer was also involved in a family dispute over the estate of his father, Lee Eastman, which was valued at more than $300million, as reported by the New York Times in 2007.

John is survived by his wife, Jodie Eastman.

John is survived by his wife, Jodie Eastman

John is survived by his wife, Jodie EastmanCrédito: Getty
He helped Paul navigate The Beatles' breakup and in many of his other projects

He helped Paul navigate The Beatlesbreakup and in many of his other projectsCrédito: Getty
Paul mourned the loss of his brother-in-law in a sweet post on social media

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