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Elton John Stricken With Pneumonia, Cuts New Zealand Present Brief

Elton John Stricken With Pneumonia, Cuts New Zealand Show Short


Elton John has pneumonia, and it’s unclear if he’ll proceed what he says is his ultimate world tour.

“I performed and sang my coronary heart out, till my voice may sing no extra,” he mentioned in a tweet. “I’m disillusioned, deeply upset and sorry. I gave all of it I had.”

John, 72, abruptly left the stage throughout Sunday’s live performance in Auckland and returned minutes later for 2 extra songs earlier than saying, “I’ve simply fully misplaced my voice. I can’t sing. I’ve bought to go. I’m sorry,” the BBC studies.

Earlier within the set he advised the sold-out crowd he’d been recognized with strolling pneumonia.

He’s scheduled to play two extra concert events in Auckland on Feb. 18 and 20, adopted by reveals in Australia, as a part of his “Farewell Yellow Brick Highway” world tour.

John thanked his followers Sunday on Twitter.

The flamboyant famous person took residence his first Oscar in 25 years this 12 months for “Rocketman,” which received for finest authentic music. He received beforehand for “Can You Really feel the Love Tonight?” in 1995.