Thursday 2 June 2022 01:01 PM 'I'm in top health and singing at my very best': Elton John, 75, denies he is ... trends now
Elton John took to Instagram on Thursday to insist he is in good health after he was pictured looking frail in a wheelchair after suffering a fall.
Sharing a picture of himself on stage, the 75-year-old wrote: 'I want to thank all my fans for reaching out to ask about my health.
'The true story is that I’m in top health, loving my shows and playing and singing at my very best. I give 100% every night and never want to disappoint, especially after everyone has waited so long to get back to seeing shows.
'I'm in top health and singing at my very best': Elton John, 75, has denied he is in a frail condition after he was pictured in a wheelchair on Friday
Sharing a picture of himself on stage, the 75-year-old wrote: ' I want to thank all my fans for reaching out to ask about my health'
'Your response to every show has been phenomenal and I’m loving every minute of it.
'After another rousing 2.5 hour show, we arrived at Leipzig airport just before curfew, to find part of the airport had closed.
'It was an extremely long walk to get to the plane, so my team kindly laid on a wheelchair so I could rest my hip after doing the show. That’s all folks.'
He continued: 'Last night was another blockbuster show in Bern and I’m looking forward to seeing everyone at this weekend’s sold-out show in Milan.
Just making the point: Elton shared this picture of himself on stage as he said he is 'singing at his very best' and enjoying his performances
'Thanks for all your kind words of support! Love, Elton.'
The superstar recently took a break from his Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour after battling multiple ailments.
And the Gucci-clad singer was branded frail when he arrived at Leipzig Airport in a wheelchair on Friday, before heading home to Nice after his show.
Elton is due to star alongside Queen and Diana Ross for the Queen's Platinum Jubilee concert on Saturday in a pre-recorded performance.
His European tour will continue this month.
Back in 2019, Elton revealed he was using a wheelchair after suffering a sprained ankle.
Speaking from Florence shortly from Florence: 'Not even a sprained ankle could keep me away from seeing one one of the most beautiful museums in the world.'
Helping hand: The singer was clad in one of his trademark Gucci tracksuits and wore a face mask when arrived at Leipzig Airport in a wheelchair
On a break: Elton (pictured in January) is scheduled to resume his Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour in Europe later this month after taking a break due to multiple ailments
Make way: The celebrated pop legend was guided towards a waiting car
Exciting: Elton is due to star alongside Queen and Diana Ross for the Queen's Platinum Jubilee concert on Saturday in a pre-recorded performance
The latest outing comes as Elton has announced his own curated line up for his huge BST Hyde Park show on June 24.
The artists playing have been personally selected by Elton himself and include Rina Sawayama, Gabriels, Let’s Eat Grandma, Berwyn, Thomas Headon, Tom A Smith and Juanita Euka.
BRIT Award nominee Rina Sawayama rose to fame following the release of her critically acclaimed debut album SAWAYAMA in 2020.
Candid: Back in 2019, Elton revealed he was using a wheelchair after suffering a sprained ankle
Hard-working: He said at the time from Florence: 'Not even a sprained ankle could keep me away from seeing one one of the most beautiful museums in the world'
She and Elton collaborated last year with the stunning duet Chosen Family, and she’s since collaborated with Charli XCX on her hit single Beg For You, and will release her eagerly anticipated second album Hold The Girl this September.
Jim King, CEO of European Festivals at AEG Presents, said of booking the Rocket Man hitmaker:
'American Express presents BST Hyde Park has always stood for the world's biggest and most loved artists bringing not just a performance but a truly one-off and memorable event.
'Elton John has provided the soundtrack to the lives of so many of us and to know that his last tour is coming to Hyde Park, possibly the last time many of us will ever see him play, is one of the most important and 'must see' nights of BST Hyde Park ever.'
Anticipated: The latest outing comes as Elton has announced his own curated line up for his huge BST Hyde Park show on June 24
Supported: Elton required the help of a wheelchair as he arrived at Leipzig
The Rolling Stones, Adele, The Eagles, Duran Duran and Pearl Jam are also set to play BST, which takes place at the London landmark between June 24 and July 10.
Last month, Elton confirmed that he was ready to head back to work on his tour after taking a break to recover following an 'awkward fall.'
He took to Instagram on Friday to reveal he will take to the stage once again after having a 'restful break at home' to conclude his lengthy run of goodbye shows.
He's back! Last month, Elton confirmed that he was ready to head back to work on his tour after taking a break to recover following an 'awkward fall'
He wrote: 'After a restful break at home, I'm ready to get back on the road with my Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour!
'I'm wearing my Walk Of Fame sunglasses from the Elton John Eyewear collection. Plus Walmart are committed to donating $1m annually to the Elton John AIDS Foundation. They are exclusively available at Walmart and Sam's Club.'
The hitmaker decided he wanted to retire after this tour so he could spend more time with his filmmaker husband David Furnish, 58, and their two sons, Zachary, 11, and Elijah, nine.
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