Russian Pranksters Brutally Trolled Elton John With This Fake Putin Phone Call

Jay Hathaway · 09/16/15 06:37PM

Sir Elton John was thrilled to get a call Monday from Russian president and Photoshop pioneer Vladimir Putin, after John had criticized Russia’s abysmal record on LGBT rights. Their chat went well, Sir Elton reported on Instagram, and a face-to-face meeting was in the offing. If that sounds suspiciously unlike the unyielding, stone-faced Vladimir Putin with whom we all coexist in precarious detante, that’s because it wasn’t.

Elton John Is Not Having the Emmys' Gay Bullshit

Rich Juzwiak · 09/22/13 08:21PM

Before performing his song "Home Again," Elton John read a speech about Liberace (the subject of the multi-nominated HBO movie Behind the Candelabra) that he clearly did not write and maybe had never seen before he read it on live television.

Elton John Continues Talking Shit About Madonna

Brian Moylan · 01/30/12 11:43AM

Looks like bitter queen Elton John still has his sequined knickers in a bunch over Madonna beating him at the Golden Globes. Just when you thought their feud was going to take a break, he lashed out against her on Good Morning America.

Elton John and Madonna Are Fighting Again

Brian Moylan · 01/16/12 01:24PM

Elton John had a sour puss on all night at the Golden Globes, but it got even worse when Madonna's shitty "Masterpiece" won for Best Original Song over some crappy ballad Elton wrote for Gnomeo and Juliet. Then his husband started talking shit about Madonna on Facebook.

Drunk & Disorderly: Faces Of The Golden Globes

Timothy Burke · 01/16/12 08:00AM

Awards shows are compelling because they're occasions for the rich, famous, and beautiful to go above and beyond to the apogee of glamor. The Golden Globes, however—mostly due to the mass quantities of alcohol and other substances in close proximity—are often the occasion for the glamorous to become beastlike in the blink of an eye. (Except Kate Winslet. She is never not absolutely fabulous.)

Google Will Now Tell You Which Celebrities Are Gay

Brian Moylan · 09/28/11 02:48PM

Finally getting hip to the fact that it is the world's sexual barometer, Google has introduced its own sort of gaydar, which will tell you which celebrities are gay and which are straight. But how reliable is it?

Neil Patrick Harris and Elton John's Big Gay Family Cruise

Matt Cherette · 08/05/11 02:21AM

Elton John and husband David Furnish had some special guests in St. Tropez on Thursday when Neil Patrick Harris and fiancé David Burtka joined them for a ride on their yacht. They even made it a family affair, with Harris and Burtka bringing along twin babies Harper Grace and Gideon Scott to play with nine-month-old Zachary, John and Furnish's son. For no other reason than how cute this all is, here are some pictures from the big gay family affair.

Watch New Daddy Elton John's Charming SNL Monologue

Matt Cherette · 04/02/11 10:55PM

Divo extraordinaire Elton John is doing double duty on Saturday Night Live tonight by serving as both host and musical guest. The most surprising thing about John's monologue—besides his dressed-down look—was his knack for some parenthood-related stand-up comedy!

Elton John to Kings of Leon: 'What the Hell Is Wrong with You Guys?'

Matt Cherette · 04/01/11 01:09AM

On tonight's Late Night, Elton John stopped by for a chat with Jimmy Fallon. When the topic of John's songs being covered—on American Idol, for example—came up, he celebrated it, while simultaneously bashing "assholes" Kings of Leon.