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Paul McCartney broke off his engagement from Dot Rhone in August, 1962. They had been engaged for 3 months. Paul McCartney is currently married to Nancy Shevell.

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Paul McCartney

Music - Musician

Why Famous: The Beatles and Wings

Age: 75 (b. 6/18/1942)

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Dot Rhone

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Why Famous: Ex-Fiancee of Paul McCartney

Age: 74 (b. 1944)


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Event Start Date Length
Dating 1959 3.4 years
Engaged 5/1962 3 months
Broken Engagement 8/1962 --
 Total3.7 years

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Where and/or how did Paul McCartney and Dot Rhone meet?

They met at the Casbah club in 1959.

Why did Paul McCartney and Dot Rhone break up?

They broke up when Dot lost the baby she was expecting.

Other Relationship Information about Paul McCartney and Dot Rhone:

McCartney picked out the clothes he wanted Rhone to wear and told her which make-up to use. He also paid for Rhone to have her blonde hair done in the style of Brigitte Bardot, whom Lennon and McCartney idolised. When McCartney went to Hamburg with The Beatles he wrote regular letters to Rhone, and she accompanied Cynthia Lennon to Hamburg when The Beatles played there again in 1962. According to Rhone, McCartney bought her a gold ring, took her sightseeing around Hamburg and was very attentive and caring. Rhone later rented a room in the same house as Cynthia Lennon was living as McCartney helped with the rent. McCartney admitted that he had other girlfriends in Hamburg during his time with Rhone, and that they were usually "strippers", who knew a lot more than Liverpool girls about sex.

Shortly after McCartney returned from Hamburg in May 1962, Rhone told him that she was pregnant. They told Jim McCartney whom they expected to be shocked at the news but found him delighted at the prospect of becoming a grandfather. McCartney took out a marriage license and set the wedding date for November; shortly before the baby was due. Rhone had a miscarriage in July 1962, and after a few weeks, McCartney's feelings towards Rhone "cooled off" and he finished their relationship. Rhone later emigrated to Toronto, Canada, and McCartney met her again when The Beatles played there, and then again with Wings. Rhone said that "Love of the Loved" and "P.S. I Love You" were written about her.

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