“Anti-vax people, I’m sorry, I think they’re fruitcakes,” May added.
Clapton previously said he feared he would “never play again” after receiving both doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine.
Meanwhile, May — who says he’s become a bit of a “health and exercise addict” after suffering a heart attack and having three stents put in, in May 2020 — supports the science behind the COVID-19 vaccine.
“There’s plenty of evidence to show that vaccination helps,” he noted. “On the whole they’ve been very safe. There’s always going to be some side effect in any drug you take, but to go around saying vaccines are a plot to kill you, I’m sorry, that goes in the fruitcake jar for me.”