Sir Elton John's husband David Furnish gives health update on the singer's planned surgery

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Thursday, 14 March 2024, 3:45PM

Sir Elton John is set to have surgery in the upcoming weeks and his husband, David Furnish, has just filled fans in with an update on the Rocket Man's health.

Elton had knee replacement surgery on one of his knees earlier this year and is now due to return for work on his other knee. 

At the Elton John AIDS Foundation Oscars viewing party, David told The Sun newspaper that Elton was "doing amazing. He’s having another knee done in a couple of weeks and by the time the summer rolls around, he’ll have two brand new spanking knees."

“I think you’ll see him breakdancing down the carpet next year."


Elton stepped back from performing last year, wrapping up his Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour and headlining Glastonbury. 

Despite the conclusion of Elton's touring era, David is sure Elton won't be stepping away from the stage completely.

"I don’t think he will stop performing completely,"

“I think he’s going to take advantage of the opportunity to do little shows now and again but he’s not going to tour anymore. He’s done that for 50 years and he’s enjoying being at home with his family."

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