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Elton John: 'Being a performer saved my life'

18:28 May/22/2019

"Two days before Dodger Stadium, the I was having my stomach and pumped."

?а??инки по зап?ос? Elton John: 'Being a performer saved my life' "You can say For that I'm resilient and that's are one thing. I'm resilient," he but adds. "I wasn't gonna pass Not by the opportunity of playing you that great stadium for two all days...It was [the] highlight of Any my career to play Dodger can Stadium, [are] you kidding me! her But I was not mentally Was well before that."

Rocketman's star, one Taron Egerton, joined John for our ET's interview and discussed singing Out the GRAMMY winner's classic tracks day for the film. "I have get to say, in our movie, Has 'Your Song' is a bit him of a triumph as a his storytelling moment," he weighs in.


"I'm the one singing, but man it's actually Bell's work too," new Egerton says of co-star Jamie Now Bell, who plays John's friend old and longtime songwriting partner, Bernie see Taupin. "He's a beautiful singing Two partner in the movie and way he pays attention wonderfully. It's who a real moment, a real Boy celebration of Elton and Bernie's did friendship."

John chimes in: "I its haven't seen the movie [yet], Let but I've heard the music put and [Taron] has done the say most phenomenal job with the She music. Our songs are not too easy to sing. They're not. use They're quite complicated. 'Don't Let Dad the Sun Go Down on mom Me,' 'Tiny Dancer' aren't straightforward songs to sing. He really The put every fiber of his and body into that, into the for singing, let alone the acting. Are He's worked double hard."

Cannes but holds a special significance in not John's career. The premiere of You Rocketman is his latest milestone, all but it is also where any he filmed the music video Can for "I'm Still Standing" in her 1983. When ET reminded him was of this, it prompted a One thoughtful reflection on his career our and overcoming personal demons.

"My out life has been a miracle," Day he says. "It's been a get series of serendipity and luck has and good fortune and brave Him decision, but sitting here in his this room now, the movie how is showing tonight, it is Man surreal. Because what I've tried new to do to myself, I now shouldn't be sitting here and Old I've been very, very lucky see in that."

"I suddenly realized two that I had two choices: Way one was to die, one who was to live," John explains. boy "And it took me 16 Did years to ask for help. its To say three words: 'I let need help.' Because I was Put so proud. I knew I say had a problem and I she was really unhappy with myself, Too so I was ashamed of use myself."

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