Elton John tells the German magazine Gala he wants to wed his longtime companion, David Furnish. “We haven’t set a date and it surely won’t be a big public ceremony but I would like to place my life in his hands with a wedding vow,” Elton said. Read more.
Elton Ready To Apologize To Madge
October 28, 2004 – Elton John is ready to apologize to Madonna after recently accusing the pop star of lip-synching. “I don’t want to escalate it because I like Madonna,” the 57-year-old singer-songwriter tells Entertainment Weekly. “She’s been to my house for dinner. It was something that was said in the heat of the moment, and probably should not have been said.”
Elton John Holds Firm On Lip-Synching Criticism
October 12, 2004 – ‘Access Hollywood’ spoke with Elton John at a co-benefit for the Elton John AIDS Foundation and the Sharon Osbourne Colon Cancer Foundation, held inside Sharon and Ozzy’s home, asking the singer about his recent comments critical of Madonna for lip-synching at her concerts. “You know, I just said what I said and I’ve been meaning to say it for a long time,” Elton said. “It was probably a bit unfair on Madonna, because a lot of people lip sync worse and their whole show is lip synced…her show is not wholly lip-synced but there’s an element to it.”
Elton’s Lover Faces Madonna After Miming Diss
October 9, 2004 – Elton John’s partner David Furnish was in the uncomfortable position of attending a dinner in honor of Madonna hosted by Donatella Versace at Cipriani on Wednesday (October 7) in London. Just days earlier, Elton had accused the Material Girl of lip-synching. “When David arrived you could tell he was quaking in his boots,” a source told The Sun. “Elton’s just lucky that he had a sacrificial lamb to send to the slaughter. There was an uncomfortable atmosphere and there were lots of intense stares coming from Madonna’s table.” Check out photos from RexFeatures.
Queen’s Taylor Backs Elton’s Madonna Attack
October 9, 2004 – The Mirror reports that Roger Taylor of Queen has backed Elton John’s “miming” attack on Madonna by claiming it was the world’s worst-kept secret. “It is about time somebody said it,” the drummer revealed. “It was a very brave and correct thing to say. Maybe she should get an award for dancing but certainly not for singing. It is the worst-kept secret in the world and I think there is too much bloody dancing in rock ‘n’ roll and not enough actual singing.”