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Sir Elton John denies he will play at Trump inauguration

Sir Elton John denies he will play at Trump inauguration

Sir Elton John is besieged by the press with the only one question. Is that true that British musician is going to perform at Donald Trump’s presidential inauguration? The spokesperson of Sir John answered it.

Elton John denies any kind of the rumours about his taking part in the inauguration of the US President-elect. The spokeswoman for the singer said that Sir Elton will not play at Donald Trump’s inauguration.

This story about Sir Elton and Donald Trump taking its start from the interview with Anthony Scaramucci, a member of Mr Trump’s transition team. He had told BBC HARDtalk that Sir Elton would perform in Washington DC in January:

‘Elton John is going to be doing our concert on the mall for the inauguration.’ 

Sir Elton John was deeply surprised with such a nonsense and «categorically denied» these Scaramucci’s words via his own representative in London.

«There is no truth in this at all,»

Joh’s spokesperson told BBC News.

Elton John and the US Presidents

Elton John used to visit the United States, concerts or charity, Disneyland or vacation. Sir Elton was in the Oval Office, met with President Reagan in 1982. During the recent the election campaign, Sir Elton had expressed support for Mr Trump’s opponent, Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton.

Sir Elton John with President Reagan in the Oval Office, 1982

Sir Elton John with President Reagan in the Oval Office, 1982

Performing at a fundraising event for Mrs Clinton in Los Angeles in October, he was reported to have told the crowd:

«We need a humanitarian in the White House, not a barbarian.»

Mr Trump had used Sir Elton’s songs ‘Rocket Man and Tiny Dancer’ and Adele’s ‘Rolling in the deep’. The British singer asked to remove their songs from the Trump’s rallies because they haven’t endorsed such a music using.