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Elton John and Lady Gaga May Be Planning Surprise Grammy Duet

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(Bauer Griffin | Getty Images)Sir Elton John is rumored to be duetting with Lady Gaga at this weekend’s Grammy Awards. Speculation has swirled since last week when it was announced that Gaga and Taylor Swift would both be performing duets, but the other halves were left secret. It is not yet known what track the pair might perform, but given their flamboyant stage shows it is set to be spectacular. “Elton and Lady Gaga on the same stage is sure to create fireworks, it could be one of the...Read Full Story

Elton John and David Furnish Vow to Find Home for Ukrainian Children

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Getty ImagesElton John and his partner David Furnish couldn't get permission to adopt a 17-month-old HIV-positive boy from the Ukraine last year, but they aren't giving up just yet. The couple are committed to finding the boy and his three-year-old brother a permanent place to live outside of the orphanage where they are now. David told Closer magazine: “We are going to find a home for those boys in the Ukraine. We will get them a home as it would be a long uphill battle to bring them...Read Full Story

Elton John Says He's Been Helping Eminem Kick His Pill Addiction

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(Photos by Bauer Griffin | Getty Images)The unlikely friendship struck up between Elton John and Eminem is apparently deeper than the duo's 2001 Grammy Awards show performance of "Stan." The British singer said in a radio interview he's been helping the Detroit rapper kick his addictions to prescription drugs. "I've been helping Eminem over the last 18 months and he's doing brilliantly," he told BBC Radio on Friday. Elton himself battled drug and alcohol problems earlier in his career...Read Full Story

Adoption Still in the Cards for Elton John and David Furnish?

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Getty ImagesEven though they were prevented from adopting brothers from the Ukraine earlier this year, Elton John and his partner David Furnish haven't given up hope. The couple tried to adopt a 17-month-old boy named Lev and his three-year-old brother Artyom, but since their civil partnership isn’t recognized in the Ukraine -- and because 62-year-old Elton is too old -- they weren't allowed to become parents after all. The two were offered a guardian role in Lev’s life, however. David...Read Full Story

Elton John Branches Out, Allegedly Releasing a Dance Album

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Elton John is supposedly recording a dance album. The music legend is reportedly going back and forth between record companies, because everyone wants a piece of the new album. He was said to have worked on it with Australian producers P’Nau. A source said: "Elton says he's writing his most exciting new stuff for years -- possibly decades. Working with P'Nau has got the creative juices flowing again. They have got a load of big companies sniffing around."The "Your Song" hitmaker is not...Read Full Story

Poll: Elton John Is Top Male Gay Icon of All Time

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Sir Elton John was voted the top male gay icon of all time. The legendary pop star, who married his long-term lover David Furnish in a civil partnership ceremony in 2005, got the most votes for iconic male, while the late actress Judy Garland was named the most iconic female. The male list was predominantly made up of gay men, including late Queen singer Freddie Mercury, British TV star Stephen Fry and singer George Michael, apart from soccer hunk David Beckham, who is married to Victoria...Read Full Story

Elton John Hospitalized, Will Go Home in 24 Hours

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Singer Elton John is reportedly getting better after contracting E.Coli and a severe bout of the flu, and he's hoping to start touring again in two weeks. Elton canceled a number of upcoming shows because of his illness. His spokesperson said: “He is recovering from a case of serious influenza with minor complications. We are confident he will be back on stage in the near future. He doesn’t like letting his fans down. But he had to this time.” However, while the 62-year-old star is...Read Full Story

Elton John Wishes He'd Had More Sex

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Pop legend Elton John's romantic life is happy and stable, as he married his husband David Furnish in an extravagant civil ceremony in 2005, but Elton still wishes he hadn't waited so long until he started having sex. He said: "I made the mistake of not having sex until I was 23! I loved being with another man and felt relieved that I finally knew who I was. I made the mistake of falling in love too soon because I was naive and romantic. My advice to you is to never chase love. It will find...Read Full Story

Elton John May Become Guardian of Ukrainian Boy If He Supports the Child’s Father

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Bauer GriffinThe father of Lev, the 15-month-old boy Elton John wanted to adopt from the Ukraine, is an ex-drug addict named Sergey. The 31-year-old is HIV-positive and served eight years in jail for murder, but he recently said he'd agree to Elton becoming guardian of his son if he also helps him start a new life in the UK. He said: I'm not against the idea of Elton becoming a guardian. I would be willing to meet him and talk about it. I don’t mind my boy going to Britain to be with Elton...Read Full Story

Elton John Continues to Face Hurdles in Adoption Process

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Bauer GriffinElton John is continuing his attempts to adopt a child from Ukraine, but now the mother of the toddler says she will never give up her son to the singer. The HIV positive woman, who is identified as Marina, said she will never give 15-month-old Lev to the superstar and his husband David Furnish because she wants to turn her life around raise him herself. The 25 year old has not given up her parental rights and said: “I will not give my baby to Elton John for any money.” Elton...Read Full Story