However, the singer reportedly admitted to “CBS Sunday Morning” that he solely lately got here to phrases with the analysis.
“I think this has just been in the last few weeks,” the 82-year-old Diamond instructed broadcaster Anthony Mason, CBS News stated of the interview, which airs on Sunday.
“I don’t like it. But … this is me, this is what I have to accept. And I’m willing to do it. And, OK, so this is the hand that God’s given me, and I have to make the best of it, and so I am. I am.”
Diamond stated there was a optimistic facet to accepting his scenario, in keeping with CBS.
“Somehow, a calm has moved in, and the hurricane of my life, and things have gotten very quiet, as quiet as this recording studio,” he stated. “And, I like it. I find that I like myself better. I’m easier on people. I’m easier on myself. And the beat goes on, and it will go on long after I’m gone.”
One factor that can assist Diamond’s music go on: The current premiere of “Beautiful Noise,” a stage musical about his life.