Sir Elton John and his partner David Furnish have become proud parents to a baby boy with the help of a surrogate. “For many years we have talked about fulfilling one of our greatest wishes by becoming parents. And now this wish has been granted to us, we feel so blessed and lucky,” Elton said about the arrival of Zachary Jackson Levon Furnish-John. “Zachary is healthy and doing well. [We are] overwhelmed with happiness and joy at this very special moment.” Watch a report from ITN about the news at blinkx.
Elton Not Down With Arizona Boycott
July 30, 2010 – With the core of the controversial Arizona immigration law currently blocked by a federal court, over-the-top entertainer, Elton John weighed in on the controversial Arizona immigration laws during a concert in Tucson recently, blasting fellow artists for their decision to boycott the state because of the law.
Arizona Daily Star reports John told the crowd of 8,800: “We are all very pleased to be playing in Arizona. I have read that some of the artists won’t come here. They are f**kwits! Let’s face it: I still play in California, and as a gay man I have no legal rights whatsoever. So what the (expletive) is with these people?”
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Britney Wants Elton To Perform At Her London Concerts
December 7, 2008 – News of the World reports Britney Spears is planning eight shows at London’s O2 Arena in June as part of her ‘Circus’ world tour, hoping to double that number. The British tabloid adds that the pop star is hoping to get Elton John to perform with her during the London run. “It will be amazing,” a source told Dan Wootton. “Britney can’t wait to move to London. She thinks she’ll have more freedom.”