David Furnish posed next to a chocolate effigy of his partner Sir Elton John following a nationwide poll which saw members of the public choose Elton as their favorite personality, at Madame Tussauds on Tuesday (June 14) in London, England. The chocolate model is produced by Cadbury as part of their centenary celebrations. Check out pictures from FilmMagic, RexFeatures, and GettyImages.
After Sticking His Foot In It, Elton Plans On Keeping His Mouth Shut
June 12, 2005 – Elton John got into a lot of trouble recently when he accused Madonna of miming. Has the Material Girl forgiven him yet? “I haven’t spoken to her, I haven’t seen her,” Elton told ‘Scotland Today’ correspondent Billy Sloan. “She’s been in Kabbalah meetings ever since!” I don’t think I’ll ever be forgiven for that one. I had a helluva time last year, the end of it. There was the Taiwan thing which… That made the press. I didn’t realize we were being filmed when that was happening and it was going out live on television. Then I had the Madonna thing and then I had the George Michael thing and the Posh Spice thing. I was only trying to just help and I’m just going to keep my mouth shut now…”
Former Lover Dishes About Elton John
April 20, 2005 – Sir Elton John’s former manager and love partner John Reid was on Lowie’s hot30 Countdown to provide intimate details on his affair with the pop legend. Reid said Elton was “quiet” in the sack, that “he’s just not able to face up to reality”, and that he had experienced “the little one” – a reference to Elton’s “wang”. Auspipe.com has since removed the audio.
George O’Dowd Still Steaming Over Elton’s Duet With Eminem
March 9, 2005 – Jeannette Walls of MSNBC.com reports that in Boy George’s new memoir ‘Straight’, the Culture Club singer targets Elton John for doing a duet with Eminem at the 2002 MTV Awards. “It’s like me singing with Pol Pot,” the singer said. “People will call you a fag or whatever occasionally, but it’s so much more prevalent now and he has to take some responsibility. He’s an asshole and I think every gay person with a brain cell found it hideously offensive to see Elton performing with him.” Read more.
AirTran’s Elton John Planes
February 17, 2005 – Conan O’Brien joked during his Late Night monologue on Wednesday night, “The airline AirTran announced plans to paint Elton John’s picture on the side of some of their planes. Yeah, AirTran says the Elton John planes will be like other aircraft, except the passengers will load through the rear.”