John Lennon's killer apologizes to Yoko Ono

John Lennon's killer apologises to Yoko Ono saying he thinks about his crime 'all the time'

The man who murdered British music legend John Lennon has apologized for his "despicable act" to the late singer's widow, Yoko Ono.

The column should be taught in every journalism school.

Chapman also told the parole board of his past fascination with JD Salinger's Catcher in the Rye, the book he was found reading at the scene of the murder when the police arrived. Maybe hoping for a Hail Mary.

Turned down for parole during a recent hearing, an account of the meeting has been released.

Chapman also said that he was "jealous" of Lennon at the time, and that he'd had a list of three other famous people who he wanted to kill if his attempt on Lennon's life didn't work out, the outlet reports.

Chapman believes he should have been put to death in the electric chair.

He is now serving his sentence at Wende Correctional Facility in New York, and the New York State Board of Parole confirmed that his latest parole application was denied following an interview on August 19. I don't have any excuse.

He has not had an infraction behind bars since 1994, the board was told. I think it's the worst crime that there could be to do something to someone that's innocent.

Chapman added: "He (Lennon) was extremely famous".

"When I met your Dad I felt like I'd known him all my life and that's the biggest compliment I can pay him", he said. He praised the Beatles member as "an icon" and "a family man".

During the interview McCartney opens up about his relationship with Lennon: "How lucky was I to meet this odd Teddy Boy off the bus, who played music like I did and we get together and boy, we complemented each other", he says, before adding: "I look back on it now like a fan".

When asked if justice had been served, Chapman responded: "I deserve zero, nothing", before adding that he should have been given the death penalty. It was an extremely selfish act. "I'm sorry for the pain that I caused to her (Yoko)". "I think of it all the time".

Chapman had previously admitted that he targeted the former Beatle, stalked him and shot him in the back in New York City simply because of Lennon's fame. No doubt, a Beatles fan or two may have wanted to put him out of his misery with a ticket to the morgue.

Chapman's parole was denied, partly due to his remarking "infamy brings glory" after one of the parole commissioners said that his definition of glory sounded like infamy, ABC News reports.

"But surprisingly, for a table full of bureaucrats, the board spoke for us all: "[Chapman's] selfish actions stole the chance for future fans to experience the words of inspiration that this artist provided for millions of people.



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