Paul Gascoigne hits back at Snoop Dogg after rapper’s ‘shameful’ social media post
Paul Gascoigne has hit back at Snoop Dogg after the American rapper controversially posted pictures of the legendary former footballer to highlight the perils of alcohol abuse.
Rap icon Snoop came in for fierce criticism online on Thursday when using pictures on Instagram of Gascoigne taken 27 years apart to highlight the dangers of excessive drinking.
In the same post, the 47-year-old posted two snaps of himself, also taken 27 years apart, in an effort to compare what he called ‘alcohol abuse’ to ‘marijuana abuse’.
Gascoigne’s battle against alcoholism has long been documented, with the 52-year-old having previously admitted he had played under the influence on occasion.
The former England international has now broken his silence, taking to Twitter to give his take on the somewhat unsavoury saga.
He wrote on Thursday night: “Just back from doing charity work in Spain then just when U thought it was safe2get out of the water f***ing snoop dog turns up…….read more