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30th Sep 2016

Liam Gallagher finally explains why he refers to his brother Noel as a potato

That's that then

Carl Kinsella

Even though they haven’t made music together for quite some time, the Gallagher brothers are never too far from the headlines.

Interest in the iconic Oasis bros Liam and Noel has intensified ahead of the release of the Oasis: Supersonic documentary which is set to hit our screens in October of this year.

On top of that, the bookmakers are talking up the likelihood of a reunion in 2017, citing 5/4 odds of the Gallagher brothers patching things up and getting the band back together.

But’s it difficult to see that happening right now, if we’re being honest about it.

On Thursday, Liam Gallagher gave a 60 second interview to the Metro in which he continued his penchant for insulting his older brother and the band’s chief songwriter.

Speaking on their famously tumultuous sibling rivalry, Liam explained:

“Noel’s like: ‘He can’t sing.’ ‘F***ing do one, potato’. It’s stupid and it’s childish and we should know better, but we don’t.”

When asked to clarify why he calls Noel a potato, Liam said “Because he looks like one.”

It’s an insult that Liam has used many occasions when discussing Noel on Twitter.

For a frame of reference, this is what a bunch of potatoes look like: