The veteran actor caused a stir last week after saying he voted for Britain to leave Europe because he would “rather be a poor master than a rich servant.”
He insisted it was freedom, and not racism, that lay behind the Brexit outcome in an interview with Sky News.
Today he had a dig at European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, Luxembourg’s former PM, as he revealed he was fed up of unelected EU chiefs meddling in Britain’s future.
Who had elected Juncker? And what for? It seemed like a joke to me
Sir Michael Caine
Sir Michael, 84, currently promoting new film Going in Style in Spain, told respected daily El Mundo: “I voted in favour of Brexit. I did it because once I heard Jean-Claude Juncker speak.
“This man was the former Prime Minister of a country almost as small as a radio station.
“I heard this man say what he felt David Cameron, the then-Prime Minister of my country and a person I had voted for, had to do.
Sir Michael Caine voted Brexit after listening to Jean-Claude Juncker
“Who had elected Juncker? And what for? It seemed like a joke to me. From that moment I decided not to pay any attention to my Prime Minister and vote for Brexit.
“Perhaps we’re in a complicated situation now, but we’re England and I think we will come through this.”
Slamming recent reports about his health after he was said to have gone on a health kick and shed two stone over fears about dying of cancer, he said: “I feel fine. I haven’t got cancer.
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Sir Michael is promoting film Going in Style in Spain
Caine and Morgan Freeman star in the new Going in Style
“I told a journalist my priority was to see my grandchildren grow up and that’s why I look after myself. I stopped drinking a long time ago and I try to eat healthy things.
“It’s not that I want to live for ever but I do want to live long enough to see them become adults.
“I don’t know how someone can conclude from that that I’m on the point of dying from cancer.
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The veteran actor has hailed Brexit as 'freedom for Britain'
“I’ve got got three grandchildren and I love going with them to the countryside. I have a house on the outskirts of London and I love cooking for them, although always organic food of course.”
Going in Style stars Caine, Morgan Freeman and Alan Arkin as friends who decide to rob a bank after their pensions are cancelled.
The film is a remake of the 1979 film of the same name that starred George Burns, Art Carney and Lee Strasberg.