Ringo Starr cancels North Carolina show to protest anti-trans law
Musician Ringo Starr said on Wednesday he was canceling a performance planned for June in Cary, North Carolina, in protest of a state law decried as discriminatory against the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.
“I’m sorry to disappoint my fans in the area, but we need to take a stand against this hatred,” the former drummer for The Beatles said in a statement. “Spread peace and love.”
(Reporting by Colleen Jenkins and Letitia Stein; Editing by Alan Crosby)