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October 16, 2007 09:15 AM

He’s embroiled in a difficult and public divorce, but Sir Paul McCartney says he takes comfort in his children and his music.

“Going through a divorce is a very painful thing … the only solution is to remain dignified. If I don’t keep a silence about it, I lose this idea of being dignified,” he said an interview with the U.K.’s Radio Times – McCartney’s first time on record about his split from Heather Mills.

The singer, 65, revealed that his daughter Beatrice, who turns 4 this month, is his greatest comfort during difficult times. “I’ve a wonderful baby. She’s a great joy to me, as are my elder children, so I’m a lucky man,” he said.

McCartney – who filed for divorce from Mills in July 2006 – sounded relaxed despite enduring constant media coverage, which often includes rumors of high-profile romances.

“I went on holiday in America and I went to concerts … and there were lots of well-known people. And I stopped by to say ‘hi’ to Christie Brinkley, and, unbeknownst to me, someone took a picture,” he explained of being linked to Brinkley, Renee Zellweger and Rosanna Arquette. “Suddenly everyone’s going, ‘Oooooh Paul, I don’t know if you should marry her!’ … I started a lot of rumors. But there’s no truth to any of them.”

McCartney says he wants to push on through his marital troubles and concentrate on his music. “It’s been a difficult time, but music is a great healer. Music is therapy for me. Going through difficulties has only concentrated my desire to make good music. And I’m still very glad to be part of it all.”

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