It would appear that Elton John and Madonna have made up in the latest round of their long-running feud. According to the British tabloid the Sun, the two exchanged pleasantries while coincidentally having dinner at the same fancy restaurant in the south of France. Nice work if you can get it, as the old song goes.
Two legendary piano players have paid tribute to longtime Elton John bassist Bob Birch, who died at age 56 of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound on Wednesday (Aug. 15). Both John and his frequent touring partner Billy Joel, with whom Birch also performed, offered kind words through statements on their websites.
Back in April we learned that a songwriter named Guy Hobbs was suing Elton John and Bernie Taupin in an Illinois court for allegedly stealing the words to Hobbs' song 'Natasha' for their 1985 hit 'Nikita.' TMZ is now reporting that John has filed his legal documents which deny the allegations and request immediate dismissal of the suit.
While the Olympians fight it out to win their gold, silver and bronze, the entertainment world is placing bets on what world famous artists might be featured in the closing ceremony on Sunday (Aug. 12).
Elton John is holding nothing back in his opinion of Madonna. The famous pop singer took a swipe at John's son Zachary's godmother, and he hasn't forgotten about it. "She's been so horrible to Gaga," he told an Australian television show called 'Sunday Night' on Sunday night, referring to Lady Gaga.