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April 16, 2014 | By Nardine Saad
The Victoria's Secret Angels are flying across the pond for this year's annual fashion show. Supermodels Adriana Lima and Candice Swanepoel helped make the announcement Tuesday at London's new Bond Street store, hoping the move from New York could maybe get the attention of a few high-profile Britons and perhaps even royalty. "There are a bunch that we'd like to invite," said the Brazilian Lima, 32 ( via The Cut). "I'd love to see Elton John because I'm a big fanĀ  - I really love him. Hopefully, also - I'd like to invite Prince Harry, if he would like to come.
February 17, 2006 | From Associated Press
Elton John accepted an undisclosed financial settlement Thursday of a libel lawsuit against the Sunday Times of London. His lawyer, Hanna Basha, said in court that the newspaper had repeated a false rumor last June that the rocker acted in a self-important, arrogant and rude manner by telling guests at a fundraising ball not to address him unless spoken to. Times Newspapers Ltd. said it had agreed to pay damages to John, who will donate the funds to the Elton John AIDS Foundation.
March 4, 2004 | From Associated Press
Don't start shopping for a wedding gift for Elton John just yet. The singer said that, while he supports same-sex marriage, reports are untrue that he plans to wed his longtime partner, David Furnish. "David and I are in favor of gay marriage but have no plans to get married," John said in a statement Wednesday. From Associated Press
January 6, 1987 | United Press International
British rock star Elton John underwent exploratory surgery today to discover the cause of a throat ailment that forced him to interrupt a concert tour but doctors said results will not be know for several days. "Mr. John is resting comfortably," a spokeswoman for St. Vincent's Private Hospital said. "The surgery was successful and went well and Mr. John has recovered well."
February 22, 2006 | From Associated Press
Celine Dion and Elton John sang together for the first time at a Las Vegas benefit to raise money for Harrah's Entertainment Inc. workers affected by last year's hurricanes. The pair, who sang duets of "Sorry" and "Saturday Night" before a packed Colosseum at Caesars Palace on Monday night, also were joined by Jerry Seinfeld to raise $2.1 million for about 8,000 casino workers in the Gulf Coast region. The money came on top of $4.
September 8, 2006 | From the Associated Press
Though he's one of the most successful pop stars in history, Elton John says he's given up on the idea of making hit records now that he's 59. "Our day in the sun has gone, as far as radio play goes," John told an audience in New York City Wednesday night. "And we're OK with that."
January 9, 1987 | Associated Press
Rock star Elton John was discharged from a Sydney hospital Thursday after being told he doesn't have cancer. The singer's surgeon, Dr. John Tonkin, said a biopsy carried out after the singer's throat operation Tuesday revealed he had a non-malignant lesion. "He is expected to make a full recovery," Tonkin said. The singer's Australian publicist, Patti Mostyn, said John was resting at his hotel and probably would stay in Australia a further six weeks.
July 30, 2005 | Associated Press
Elton John will take the stage just outside the Colosseum in September, Rome officials said on Friday. The free Sept. 3 concert will take place on the Via dei Fori Imperiali, the large boulevard that leads to the Colosseum and is lined with ancient Roman relics. "I can't wait to meet my fans in Rome for a unique musical happening," John said in a video broadcast during a news conference. "It is so exciting." Last year, a Simon and Garfunkel concert there drew hundreds of thousands of fans.
March 28, 2012 | By Lauren Beale, Los Angeles Times
Rock icon Elton John and his partner, David Furnish, have listed their two condominiums in West Hollywood for sale, according to the Multiple Listing Service. The smaller of the two, with one bedroom, 11/2 bathrooms and 1,151 square feet of living space, is priced at $1.6 million. The larger, with the same number of bedrooms and baths in 1,831 square feet, is listed at $3.5 million. The Sierra Towers units, which have city and ocean views, could be combined. The building has 24-hour security, a doorman, an outdoor pool and a gym. The pair recently bought a contemporary house in Beverly Hills that had been listed at $7.695 million but was withdrawn from the market before closing.
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