February 26, 2017  

Guest Editor Elton John Won't Write About Royal Wedding

November 27, 2010 (6:45 am) GMT
'I think we've had enough of that for the time being,' the singer who will do a piece for The Independent said about Prince William and Kate Middleton's wedding.
Elton John

insists he'll contain his excitement about the 2011 royal wedding when he guest edits an upcoming issue of British newspaper The Independent - because he fears the media has gone overboard with its coverage of the big news.

The knighted pop superstar, who was a friend of groom-to-be Prince William's late mother Princess Diana - and performed at her funeral, insists he won't be turning his special issue into a royal wedding tribute. He says, "There's not going to be much about the royal wedding in there. I think we've had enough of that for the time being."

But Elton is hoping to be able to perform at the nuptials, which will take place in London next April. He jokes, "I'll probably be busking outside." The "Rocket Man" hitmaker is expected to be right at the top of William's wish list as he plans his wedding to fiancee Kate Middleton.

Elton, who performed a reworked version of his classic "Candle in the Wind" at Diana's 1997 funeral, will guest edit The Independent newspaper on December 1 - World Aids Day. All circulation revenue from that day's edition will go towards the Rocket Man's AIDS foundation.

More Elton John News

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Derek Hough and Tony Dovolani Not Returning for 'Dancing with the Stars' Season 24
  2. Colton Haynes to Make Live Singing Debut in Tribute Performance for George Michael
  3. 'Jurassic World 2' First Set Photo Arrives as Filming Begins
  4. Behati Prinsloo Wows on First Post-Baby Runway Show at Milan Fashion Week
  5. A Green Lantern Is Reportedly Confirmed in 'Justice League'
  6. New Photos Seem to Confirm Diane Kruger and Norman Reedus' Romance Rumors
  7. 'Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.': Is Nick Blood Returning in Season 4?
  8. Happy 'Twin Peaks' Day! Showtime Unveils Posters for Revival