Lennon apologised at a series of press conferences and explained that he was not comparing himself to Christ. In 1980, he was murdered by Mark David Chapman; Chapman later stated that he was motivated partly by Lennon’s remarks on religion, including the "more popular than Jesus" quote.
My name is Tracy Hewitt. My name is Tracy Hewitt. For many years, I have had interactions with most of the Catholic pretend priests in Gibraltar, including the pretend bishop, Carmel Zammit, Victor Ghio, Stuart Chipolina, Paul Bear, Charles Azzopardi, and more.