Scans from James.
Mail on Sunday ‘Event’ magazine, 04/08/18.
She defends her pal Morrissey, who has recently been accused of racism for speaking out in favour of the far-right For Britain party and having described the Chinese as 'a sub-species' in 2010.
'I'm proud to be one of what he calls his seven friends,' smiles Hynde. 'He made a reference to the Chinese and that got him into trouble, but he was talking about the practices of how they treat dogs and put them in cages and bludgeon them to death. He's an animal-rights guy and he gets emotionally upset by the treatment of animals.'
She still sometimes meets Morrissey 'for an impromptu pint' at her local pub in Maida Vale, west London.