The younger McCartney appeared on "BBC Breakfast" Tuesday morning to promote his new album, "Me," and U.S. tour. Though presenters Bill Turnbull and Susanna Reid pressed him with questions about his music, touring and his famous father, McCartney appeared dull and reserved, giving monosyllabic answers to simple questions.
Twitter users unleashed a slew of criticism about the 35-year-old's interview skills and screen presence -- or lack thereof.
Yet another James McCartney PR disaster! Come on lad - take notes from your Dad! http://t.co/yx2tIKz4p0— Cavern Blog (@cavernblog) June 25, 2013
James McCartney - inherited his dads looks and his mothers musical genes... Life can bé cruel sometimes. #bbcbreakfast— Paul Kramer (@Paulhitsheet) June 25, 2013