Temper tantrums, nagging and multi-million pound settlements. The story of the Heather and Macca split was juicy for the tabloids but clearly makes some BBC journalists nervous about following the tab's agenda.
After all, our private lives are our own business, aren't they?
Not when you're Paul McCartney they're not - and not when you have this couple's talent for self-publicity. Remember him having a go at Wyclef Jean for his ultimate bling (alleged) Polar Bear coat, or Heather's one woman protest against J-Lo's collection at New York Fashion week, pictures in the snow by seals, landmine campaigns, not to mention online post-split soothing messages about Heather from the great man himself.
But the Beatles were a long time ago - and does the audience care? It may not be the best Radio 1 story ever but the fur trade, fashion, music, money and love splits go a long way to whetting the audience's appetite - and while we're on about the money, at least Heather will be making some more of her own when her new book comes out next week. It's all about the key to a balanced and stress free life. I think I'll get a copy.