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Simon Pegg on being mates with Chris Martin and going to Disneyland with Jay-Z

Simon Pegg on being mates with Chris Martin and going to Disneyland with Jay-Z

Simon Pegg on being mates with Chris Martin and going to Disneyland with Jay-Z

Chatting with NME backstage at Glastonbury 2022, actor and author Simon Pegg informed us about his friendship with Coldplay‘s Chris Martin and a latest journey to Disneyland with Jay-Z.

The Spaced, Massive Practice, Star Trek and Mission Unattainable star was speaking to us simply after his look within the Greenpeace Discipline, when he recalled a earlier go to to Worthy Farm in 2016 when his daughter joined Coldplay on stage.

“On her first Glastonbury she sang backing vocals with Coldplay,” mentioned Pegg. “Chris Martin is an outdated, outdated pal and [my daughter] Tilly’s godfather. He invited her up on stage along with his youngsters and their pal to sing the backing vocals on ‘Up&Up’. I used to be an extremely proud dad that day.”

Throughout the efficiency, Pegg was seen aspect of stage with “all his mates” Jay-Z, Beyoncé and Gwyneth Paltrow, however mentioned that he wasn’t notably near the previous rapper.

“I did go to Disneyland with Jay-Z just lately,” Pegg admitted. “I don’t know him that effectively however he’s mates with Chris [Martin] and we’ve met a few occasions. He’s a very candy man. He’s a dad too. We have been all being informed to go on the rollercoasters by our children who’re braver than we’re.”

Requested about essentially the most enjoyable movie star he’d ever been to Glasto with, Pegg replied: “I’ve been in a position to go backstage just a few occasions right here with Coldplay via figuring out Chris. However it’s extra enjoyable to be out and having fun with the competition. You get a bizarre indifferent model of the competition [when you’re backstage].

“Having mentioned that, I’m not tenting, I’m staying in a lodge close by. I’m 52 and I shouldn’t must sleep on a plastic sheet. That doesn’t occur till I’m 70! Even glamping I can’t do. I need room service and clear sheets daily.”

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Take a look at extra of our chat with Pegg right here, the place he additionally discusses Greenpeace, different tasks and the way a lot Tom Cruise may take pleasure in Glastonbury.

Additionally, take a look at this week’s Massive Learn cowl story the place the likes of Pegg, HAIM, Pete Doherty, Sigrid, Yungblud, Baebadoobee, Fontaines DC and extra inform us about Glastonbury and what it means to them.

Examine again at NME right here for the most recent information, opinions, interviews, pictures and extra from Glastonbury 2022.

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