How Is John Lennon Justified

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The Assassination of John Lennon

On the night of December 8th, 1980 a legend was assassinated. His name was no other than John Winston Ono Lennon, an English singer and songwriter who co-founded the Beatles, Which was the most commercially successful band in the history of popular music ( Wikipedia).With fellow member Paul McCartney, he formed a celebrated songwriting partnership. The assassination of John Lennon was unjustified and justified because Lennon did nothing wrong to deserve his early death. Even though what Lennon said,” The Beatles are more popular than Jesus”, Chapman took it as blasphemy because he was a very religious man. He also enraged with Lennon because he believed he was very flamboyant.
Lennon and his wife Yoko Ono were staying in the Dakota Hotel in …show more content…

As Lennon and Ono walked to a limousine they were approached by several people seeking autographs. Among them was Mark David Chapman. Chapman, a 25-year-old security guard from Honolulu, Hawaii, had previously travelled to New York to murder Lennon in October, but he changed his mind and returned home. Chapman silently handed Lennon a copy of Double Fantasy (one of his albums) and Lennon obliged with an autograph. After signing the album, Lennon asked, “Is this all you want?” Chapman smiled and nodded in agreement.

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