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Sir Elton John has called for a boycott of social media platforms to pressure the companies into tackling homophobic hate speech online. Speaking to the BBC, Elton said companies “haven’t done anything to try to stem the flow of hate on the internet.” He said a boycott would make the social media giants “sit up” …

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Music legend Elton John celebrated a memorable 71st birthday on Sunday. Sir Elton took to Instagram to show off the cute cards (below) lovingly made by his boys, Elijah Joseph Daniel, 5, and Zachary Jackson Levon, 7, for his special day. “Woke up to these beautiful birthday cards from my beautiful sons,” Elton said, adding …

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Sir Elton John has said he is “blown away” by Kingsman actor Taron Egerton’s performances of his songs in Elton’s upcoming biographical movie Rocketman. Twenty-eight-year-old Egerton will play the music icon in the long-awaited film, but Elton’s husband David Furnish says the singer has told Egerton not to attempt a strict impersonation. “Elton has told …

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Sir Elton John has hit out at a “rude” fan who the singer says disrupted a recent concert performance in Las Vegas. The entertainer was performing “Saturday Night’s Alright for Fighting” last Thursday night during his residency at venue Caesars Palace when he invited a group of fans to join him onstage. But in a …

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Sir Elton John has confirmed his plans to retire from touring but will first embark on an enormous three-year world tour titled Farewell Yellow Brick Road. The performer said he will begin the tour’s 300 concerts in the US this September and the tour would continue through to 2021. But Australian and New Zealand fans …

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Sam Smith has blamed tequila for his onstage gaffe at last year’s Academy Awards ceremony. In a new interview with Ellen DeGeneres, Sam addressed the controversial acceptance speech during which he incorrectly suggested he was the first gay winner of an Academy Award. “It all started with a hip flask… of tequila,” the 25-year-old explained. …

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Sir Elton John has worn a North Queensland Cowboys scarf at his Cairns concert, ahead of the NRL Grand Final tonight. The British music legend put it around his neck and then on top of his piano before his encore performance of 1973 ballad “Candle In The Wind” at the Cazaly’s Stadium gig on Saturday …

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The organisers of Cairns Tropical Pride have invited everyone to a “flash mob” photo opportunity at the city’s rainbow crossing this weekend. The city became the first in regional Queensland to boast a rainbow-coloured pedestrian crossing when Cairns Regional council installed one on the Cairns Esplanade in 2016. The crossing has returned this year and …

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