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Liam Gallagher Slaps Fellow Stars for Moaning at Illegal Downloads

April 10, 2010 (3:53 am) GMT
Slamming stars who back bill against illegal downloaders, the Oasis' former frontman gushes, 'I hate all these big, silly rock stars who moan - at least they're f**king downloading your music.'

Former ' frontman Liam Gallagher is urging his fellow musicians to stop complaining about illegal internet downloads because online file-sharing is a good way to introduce music to fans. Politicians in the U.K. passed a controversial bill this week which introduces far-reaching measures to stop the public taking copyrighted material from the web for free.

Many musicians have spoken out in favor of the crackdown, including , and , but Gallagher is adamant stars should stop campaigning against illegal downloaders because they actually help popularize music.

He tells Britain's ShortList magazine, "Downloading's the same as what I used to do - I used to tape the charts of the songs I liked (from the radio). I don't mind it. I hate all these big, silly rock stars who moan - at least they're f**king downloading your music, you c**t, and paying attention, know what I mean? You should f**king appreciate that - what are you moaning about? You've got f**king five big houses, so shut up."

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