Rupert Everett is attempting to play middle man in the dispute Elton John and Madonna are having after John’s allegations that the Material Girl lip-synchs. “Madonna sings everything she can sing but, if she goes into a dance routine, she’s got to dance; you can’t breathe and dance and sing at the same time,” Everett said, according to World Entertainment News Network. He added: “[John is] very bossy these days, I think. I mean he’s lovely but he’s a bit bossy and he does seem a bit cranky.”
Elton’s Pals Worry About His Stability
October 7, 2004 – A close friend of Elton John told Bill Zwecker of The Chicago Sun-Times that the singer’s inner circle is “very, very worried about these increasingly bizarre outbursts. Elton has always been outspoken, but now he’s beginning to rant and rave over the least little thing. … Certainly that outburst in Taiwan was one thing — [the paparazzi] do get on your nerves.” But it’s comments John has made in private that have his closest associates wondering about his stability. “Elton needs a long, long rest,” the source added.
Madonna And Elton’s Shared Experience
October 6, 2004 – Conan O’Brien joked during his Late Night monologue on Tuesday night, “Elton John and Madonna are in a feud. Elton John accused Madonna of cheating fans by lip synching at her concerts. Madonna then released a statement denying it. Turns out they’re both cranky due to entering menopause.”