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Sir Elton John Celebrates 29 Years of Sobriety

People News Desk By Celebretainment Sir Elton John celebrated 29 years of sobriety with a poignant Instagram post on Monday (07.29.19). The ‘I’m Still Standing’ hitmaker confessed he was a “broken man” before he got help for his alcohol addiction. He wrote on Instagram: “29 years ago today, I was a broken man. I finally […]

New Elton John Music on “The Lion King” Soundtrack

Music News Desk The official soundtrack for Disney’s highly anticipated remake of The Lion King has arrived, with Elton John, Beyoncé and Donald Glover (aka Childish Gambino) among the featured artists. John famously teamed with lyricist Tim Rice for the soundtrack to the original animated version of The Lion King. The duo, who scored Oscar and Grammy wins for their contributions to the 1994 film, reunited […]

Eagles, Elton John, Metallica Lead Forbes’ Top Rock Earners

Pop Culture News Desk Forbes’ annual list of the 100 highest-earning celebrities included nine rock acts for the 2018-19 period, with Eagles, Elton John and Metallica leading the pack. The artists’ takings ranged from $100 million (Eagles) down to $39 million (Dave Matthews Band) with Guns N’ Roses making a return with $44 million earned from their partial reunion activities. You can see the […]

Elton John Urges World Leaders To Give More For AIDS Research As He Receives French Honor

Elton John urged world leaders to dig deeper to fund AIDS research as he collected France’s highest civilian honour on Friday. The rocker was awarded the Legion of Honour medal by French President Emmanuel Macron at the Elysee Palace in Paris and used the occasion to call for more money for research into the disease, […]

The Glorious Corner: Bruce Springsteen, Paul Rodgers, Elton John’s “Rocketman” and More

FATHER’S DAY — Rudy Shur’s Square One Publishers just released How to Self-Publish Your Book by Jan Yager, who we remember from her Friendshifts book. Shur saw with Jan the chance to have the ultimate guide about self-publishing — the book shows the would-be published author precisely how to do it on their own through the “self”-publishing method. Says Yager: “It turns […]

Sir Elton John Slams Censorship of “Rocketman”

Music News Desk By Celebretainment Sir Elton John has slammed Russia for censoring his biopic ‘Rocketman’. The movie musical features a number of gay sex scenes, including one where Elton loses his virginity to his manager, John Reid, and the 72-year-old openly gay star is horrified that Russian movie distributors have decided to cut the […]

Rocketman: The Revised “Elton John Scrapbook” Features Detailed Info About The Music Legend’s Life and Career

Books News Desk Since the release of the hit Elton John film biopic, “Rocketman,” the public’s hunger for more news about the fascinating rock superstar is at an all-time high. Acclaimed author M.A. Cassata’s The Elton John Scrapbook: Revised and Updated eBook Editionis a definite must-read. Cassata has been an editor and writer for various print […]

Taron Egerton On Becoming Elton John

Movies News Desk In an exclusive Parade interview, Kingsman franchise star Taron Egerton reveals how Elton John helped him prepare for the new movie Rocketman (opening today), and how much his friendship with the legend means to him.   British Bonding. After Egerton got the role, the rock star invited the young British actor to his home, where they had the first […]

Watch: Elton John & Bernie Taupin React to “Rocketman” in Cannes—(Video)

Elton John and Bernie Taupin talk about seeing the movie ‘Rocketman’ at the Cannes Film Festival. Elton talks about what Taron Egerton brings to the role and how impressed he was with the actor who is portraying him. Rocketman tells the story of Sir Elton John’s rise to fame. Buy on Amazon, iTunes,  Barnes and Noble and other […]

Elton John: “Performing Saved My Life”

By BangShowbiz The 72-year-old music legend admits he was “not mentally well” before he took to the stage for two iconic sold-out shows at the Los Angeles baseball venue Dodger Stadium in 1975, and while he took an overdose just a few days before performing, the lure of the shows made him carry on.  He […]

Elton John ‘Moved’ By Rocketman Biopic

Movies News Desk By Celebretainment Sir Elton John was very “moved” by Taron Egerton’s portrayal of him in ‘Rocketman’. The music legend was in attendance at the screening of the biopic at the Cannes Film Festival on Thursday (05.16.19) and was so “blown away” by seeing his story told on the big screen he couldn’t […]

Taron Egerton Unfazed By Gay Community Backlash For Playing Elton John

Movies News Desk Actor Taron Egerton doesn’t need gay film fans’ approval for his new role as Elton John, because he didn’t get into acting to play straight men. The Kingsman: The Secret Service star plays the gay rock star in new biopic Rocketman and admits outrage from those who think an LGBTQ actor should […]

The Revised “Elton John Scrapbook” Features Detailed Info About The Music Legend’s Life and Career

Books News Desk Follow The Mac Wire on Twitter and  M.A. Cassata on Instagram and  Facebook With the forthcoming release of the much-anticipated Elton John film biopic, “Rocketman,” the public’s hunger for more news about the fascinating rock superstar is at an all-time high. Acclaimed author M.A. Cassata’s The Elton John Scrapbook: Revised and Updated eBook Editionis a definite must-read. Cassata has been an […]

Sir Elton John Wanted “Rocketman” To Be ‘As Honest As Possible’

By Celebretainment Sir Elton John wanted ‘Rocketman’ to be as “honest as possible” about his life. The music icon insisted that the upcoming biopic be totally accurate and show every candid detail of his life as he admits the “the lows were very low and the highs were very high”. Speaking in a new teaser […]

Watch “Rocketman”: Elton John’s Journey Featurette—(Video)

Movies News Desk Paramount Pictures has released a brand new featurette for their upcoming Elton John biopic Rocketman, highlighting the legendary artist’s journey from prodigy to icon. Starring Taron Egerton, the film is set to premiere in theaters on May 31. Check out the video below! Read More Of Elton John on TMW

Taron Egerton Lived With Sir Elton John To Prepare For “Rocketman” Role

Movies News Desk Taron Egerton lived with Sir Elton John to research for ‘Rocketman’. The 29-year-old actor plays the ‘Your Song’ hitmaker in the new biopic about his life and he has revealed he ended up living with John to get to know him better. He said: “I spent a fair bit of time with […]

Sir Elton John To Release His Autobiography in October

Book News Desk Sir Elton John will release his autobiography in October. The ‘Tiny Dancer’ hitmaker marked his 72nd birthday on Monday (03.25.19) by unveiling the cover of ‘Me’ on his Twitter account. He joked in a short video shared to his page on the microblogging site: “This is the very first time anyone has […]

The Glorious Corner: “Star Trek Discovery”, Patrick Stewart, Elton John and More

PICARD RETURNS — (via Deadline) The Paleyfest panel for Star Trek: Discovery was in its final minutes when showrunner Alex Kurtzman offered a vague yet tantalizing tidbit about the still-untitled Picard series that will soon bring Patrick Stewart back to the Starfleet universe in his iconic Star Trek: The Next Generation role. Accompanied by eight cast members from […]

The Glorious Corner: Brian May, Chris Pine, Elton John and More

MAY DAY — Queen guitarist Brian May said he was shocked into silence by the media’s behavior during Oscars season, and said that “vitriol and dishonesty” had left him saddened, even after Bohemian Rhapsody’ssuccess at the awards ceremony last month. The biggest-grossing music biopic of all time won four Academy Awards after Queen and Adam Lambert had opened the show last month […]