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Sir Elton John says he told Tina Turner to “stick your f***ing song up your arse.” The Sun reports that Elton shares this and other incidents in his autobiography Me due for release this week. According to the report, Tina Turner criticised everything from his hair to the colour of his piano when they planned a …

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Sir Elton John has revealed he was “24 hours from death” after contracting a serious infection following prostate cancer treatment. The 72-year-old has opened up about his 2017 diagnosis of the cancer for the first time in excerpts of his new memoir, Me, published by the Daily Mail. John explained he opted for prostate surgery …

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Russian President Vladimir Putin recently told  The Financial Times that his country has no problem with gay people.  Elton John released a letter on Facebook accusing Putin of hypocrisy. Putin’s statement ignored Russia’s anti-gay propaganda law which causes immense prejudice and harm to the country’s LGBTIQ citizens. Also his regime continues to turn a blind …

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Censors in Samoa have banned blockbuster Elton John biopic “Rocketman” from cinemas over its gay content. The “epic musical fantasy” film explores Elton John’s turbulent early years, including his relationship with first manager John Reid. Apollo Cinemas Samoa wrote on Facebook that Samoa’s only screenings of Rocketman were cancelled “due to censoring issues.” Samoa’s Principal …

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Elton John has hit out at Russia’s censorship of the new biopic Rocketman’s queer content. The “epic musical fantasy” film explores Elton John’s early years, including Elton’s relationship with first manager John Reid. But Russian journalists said the local distributor had removed around five minutes of the film. As well as scenes of drug use …

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Sir Elton John is glad the upcoming biopic Rocketman doesn’t shy away from portraying his homosexuality onscreen. The music icon is happy about the much-publicised sex scene in the film between a young Elton and manager John Reid. Taron Egerton and Richard Madden play both the characters. “I’m so glad it’s in there because I …

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Taron Egerton as Elton John in Rocketman

Actor Taron Egerton and Elton John’s husband David Furnish have said they’ll “strongly resist” any censorship of the upcoming Elton John biopic Rocketman‘s gay content as the movie is released in different countries around the world. Egerton plays the gay music icon in the “epic musical fantasy” about Elton’s early years, and in a new …

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A Brunei owned Brisbane hotel is using a 1980s visit by Elton John to promote their upcoming birthday celebrations despite John’s support for a boycott against the Sultan of Brunei’s hotels. Laws which came into effect yesterday in Brunei include execution by stoning for homosexual acts and adultery, prompting global outrage. Brisbane’s Royal on the …

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Sir Elton John has joined a growing list of those condemning Brunei’s introduction of brutal new anti-gay laws by calling for a boycott of hotels owned by the country’s Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah. People in the small Asian nation who engage in homosexual activity can be flogged and stoned to death under strict new Islamic laws …

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Director Dexter Fletcher has dismissed as “rumours” recent claims a gay sex scene is being snipped out of Rocketman, the upcoming Elton John biopic. Described by as “an epic musical fantasy about the incredible human story of Elton John’s breakthrough years,” the film covers Elton’s early years, including the relationship between the singer and his …

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