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  • Video: Elton John Warns Royal Couple of 'Hateful' British Press

    Posted Apr 26th 2011 at 07:40 AM by AOL TV Editors

    On 'Good Morning America' Monday, Elton John praised Prince William and Kate Middleton as a loving couple and wished them happiness in their impending marriage. However, he warned, for Middleton especially, the future promises a "most difficult life" given the "negativity" and "hatefulness" in the British press. "Let's face it. We know what that kind of marriage entails. The press never leave...

  • Elton John Confirms That Lady Gaga Is His Son's Godmother

    Posted Apr 22nd 2011 at 01:40 PM by John Mitchell

    After much speculation, Elton John and his partner David Furnish have confirmed to Barbra Walters, in an interview airing tonight on '20/20,' that Lady Gaga is the godmother of their four-month-old son, Zachary. "Yes, yes she is," John said when asked if Gaga was one of Zachary's godparents. "When you get to the real person under there, there's a real simple person under there who loves her...

  • Listen: Elton John and Matthew Morrison Team Up for 'Rocket Man' Mashup

    Posted Apr 19th 2011 at 08:15 AM by Kelly Fisher

    Hold onto your hats 'Glee' fans, because Matthew Morrison scored the ultimate duet partner for a track on his new album: Elton John. Ryan Seacrest shared a clip of the song -- which is a mashup of John's 'Mona Lisa and Mad Hatters' and 'Rocket Man' -- on his radio show Monday. The song is available for download through Amazon beginning today. Morrison asked John to be part of his debut album...

  • Lady Gaga Will be Godmother to Elton John's Son

    Posted Apr 5th 2011 at 12:25 AM by AOL Music Editors

    Elton John has confirmed that Lady Gaga is the godmother of his son. In his appearance on 'Saturday Night Live' this past weekend, the 'Rocket Man' joked about parenthood during the opening monologue, saying he still hasn't "lost the baby weight" and let it slip that Gaga is the godmother. John and partner David Furnish recently became parents to son Zachary, who was born this past Christmas. ...

  • Elton John Tells Kings of Leon: 'Lighten Up, You A**holes'

    Posted Apr 1st 2011 at 11:25 AM by Sarah Crow

    Elton John is the latest in a list of celebrities joining in on the 'Glee' debate. The legendary musician appeared on Jimmy Fallon's show last night to discuss, among other things, some artists' strong feelings about keeping their music off the show. John, whose song 'Don't Go Breaking My Heart' was featured on the FOX hit's second season, called out Kings of Leon for refusing to let 'Glee'...

  • Elton John Goofs Around in 'SNL' Promo

    Posted Mar 30th 2011 at 11:30 AM by Zach Dionne

    Elton John is set to pull off a double play this weekend, hosting and performing as musical guest on 'Saturday Night Live.' Sir Elton is the first guest in the 36th season to perform this feat. Although the episode promo with Jason Sudeikis [via Vulture] is shorter than the usual midweek clips hyping the upcoming show, there's some silliness going on and a goofy tribute to English comedy staple...

  • Elton John: I'm Going to the Royal Wedding

    Posted Mar 2nd 2011 at 06:15 AM by Kelly Fisher

    After much speculation, it turns out Elton John will be going to the royal wedding after all. According to PEOPLE, the singer and partner David Furnish will attend the April 29 wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton in London. "We do have an invitation," John told Canada's CTV. "I've been trying to be discreet." We don't blame him. The media frenzy over the invitation list has hit a...

  • Billy Joel Clears Up Rumors, Does Not Want to Punch Elton John in the Face

    Posted Feb 11th 2011 at 09:17 PM by Rebecca Macatee

    Since Elton John gave Billy Joel some "tough love" and called him out as an alcoholic in a Rolling Stone interview, the two iconic musicians have been back and forth against each other in the media. Elton said he knew his longtime friend would "hate him" for it, but he was quite outspoken about the piano man needing to "do something better" with his life and enter into a real rehab program for...

  • Sir Elton John's Biopic to Become a Musical Film

    Posted Feb 2nd 2011 at 12:00 AM by Spinner Editors

    Sir Elton John is set to become the latest musician to have his life-story told on the silver screen. The singer revealed he is currently working with 'Billy Elliot' writer Lee Hall on the movie which will take the form of a musical. Speaking on BBC Radio 2 (via the Guardian), John told host Chris Evans his hopes and vision for the project. "I'd just like to make a really great film about my...

  • Elton John Says Billy Joel Needs 'Tough Love' and Rehab for Alcoholism

    Posted Feb 1st 2011 at 09:43 PM by Rebecca Macatee

    Sir Elton John knows Billy Joel is going to "hate him" for it, but he's publicly speaking out about his friend and fellow musician needing to get serious about conquering his alcohol addiction. John told Rolling Stone that he and his former touring partner had to cancel many shows in the summer of 2009 because of Joel's sicknesses and "alcoholism." The musical legend and new father said Joel...

  • Elton John Magazine Censored By 'Family Shield' in Supermarket

    Posted Jan 26th 2011 at 03:21 PM by Zach Dionne

    A Harps supermarket in Mountain View, Ark., censored an Us Weekly cover featuring Elton John, husband David Furnish and their new baby, Zachary. Deemed inappropriate for "young Harps shoppers," the store placed a "family shield" in front of the magazine. Twitter user @jennhudd saw the censored cover and began tweeting a photo to celebrities like Ellen DeGeneres, Anderson Cooper and Neil...

  • Elton John Records Duet With 'Glee's' Matthew Morrison

    Posted Jan 25th 2011 at 01:20 AM by AOL Music Editors

    Apparently, Sir Elton John has more than one reason to be "gleeful" these days. In addition to becoming a new dad to baby Zachary with partner David Furnish, John recently recorded a duet with Matthew Morrison for the 'Glee' star's upcoming solo album. News officially broke three months ago that John would help Morrison, who plays glee club director Mr. Schuester. The two officially recorded...

  • Elton John: 'F**k You' If You're Against Gay Marriage

    Posted Jan 20th 2011 at 11:00 AM by Sarah Crow

    Elton John and partner David Furnish may have fame, fortune and a loving family, but the 'Rocket Man' singer won't be satisfied until gay couples are granted the same rights as their heterosexual counterparts. Last night at billionaire Ron Burkle's Los Angeles fundraiser to overturn Proposition 8, the new father had some choice words for those who oppose gay marriage, RadarOnline.com reports. ...

  • Sir Elton John and David Furnish Introduce Baby Zachary

    Posted Jan 18th 2011 at 06:30 AM by Kelly Fisher

    Oh, baby! Sir Elton John and partner David Furnish are on the cover of OK! Magazine UK with the latest addition to their family: baby Zachary. Their bundle of joy, born on Christmas Day, has changed their lives in ways they couldn't imagine, they tell the magazine. "I've never felt anything like it in my life," John said about holding his son for the first time. "You're so awestruck, I will...


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