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Sir Elton John Calls For Boycott Of Social Media

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Elton John has called out Pope Francis and the Vatican for its “hypocrisy” over rejecting blessings for same-sex marriages in the Catholic church. This week, the Vatican’s top orthodoxy office formally responded to a question on whether Catholic priests can bless same-sex unions. The official response, approved by Pope Francis, declares priests can’t bless same-sex …

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Following the success of the Elton Barbie, which sold out immediately after its October release, Elton John and family dressed up for a Christmas video. Despite the pandemic, Elton John enjoyed a bumper year. While his world tour crashed to a halt as COVID restrictions kicked in, Elton still beat out younger acts to achieve …

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More artists have signed up for this weekend’s global coronavirus relief concert curated by Lady Gaga. Gaga partnered with charity Global Citizen to raise over $35 million for the World Health Organisation’s COVID-10 Solidarity Response Fund. She also announced they were organising the star-studded concert set to take place on Sunday morning, Australian time. A …

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Sir Elton John has won his second Oscar for Best Original Song at the 92nd Academy Awards today. Elton and longtime collaborator Bernie Taupin won for “I’m Gonna Love Me Again”, the end titles theme for Elton’s own biopic Rocketman. In his acceptance speech, Elton said, “Thank you to Bernie, who has been the constant thing …

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Sir Elton John has pledged to donate $1 million to the Australian bushfire relief efforts. The British music icon announced the donation at his concert at Sydney’s Qudos Bank Arena on Tuesday. Elton John praised the efforts of Australia’s firefighters, battling catastrophic blazes across the country. “You should all be in awe of the work …

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QNews.com.au contributor Peter Gray takes a look back at four of last year’s cinema outings that honoured the queer community in their own unique way. Booksmart The ad campaign for Olivia Wilde’s debut feature Booksmart indicated this would be a gender-swapped take on Seth Rogen’s cult 2007 comedy Superbad, however it is so much more! Yes, …

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The UK reserved the highest accolade in this year’s New Year Honours list for singer and songwriter Elton John. Sir Elton becomes a Companion of Honour. Only 64 people other than the monarch can hold the award at any one time. Elton John received the award for both his achievements in music and his charity …

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Music icon Sir Elton John played the first of two farewell concerts at the Brisabne Entertainment Centre on Wednesday night. The veteran performer opened the two and a half hour set with Bennie and the Jets and closed it with an encore of Your Song and Goodbye Yellow Brick Road in front of the packed …

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Elton John biopic Rocketman was partly funded by an investment fund backed by the Vatican, according to an Italian newspaper. The use of money donated by Catholics to fund Rocketman was revealed during a Vatican inquiry into where it had been invested, Corriere della Sera reported, according to The Times. Researchers looked into the Vatican’s …

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Sir Elton John called out two security guards in an expletive-filled onstage tirade during his Perth concert on Sunday night. The music icon is in Australia for the local leg of his mammoth Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour. During his three-hour concert at HBF Park, two security guards apparently moved to eject a female concertgoer. …

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