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Elton John and David Furnish 'will marry'

Elton John and David Furnish 'will marry'

Mar 29 2014, 6:26am CDT | by

Sir Elton John and David Furnish "feel it is their duty" to get married. The pair were one of the first gay couples to enter into a civil partnership in 2005, and the star's partner has revealed...

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Elton John and David Furnish 'will marry'

Mar 29 2014, 6:26am CDT | by

Sir Elton John and David Furnish "feel it is their duty" to get married.

The pair were one of the first gay couples to enter into a civil partnership in 2005, and the star's partner has revealed they are planning their wedding now that same-sex marriage is legal in the UK.

He told Attitude magazine: "Elton and I will marry - as a high-profile couple, we feel it is our duty to do it, to make sure that everyone knows that this is something that many gay men living in this country never dreamed would happen.

"When it was announced that gay couples were able to obtain a civil partnership, Elton and I did so on the day it came into law.

"As something of a showman, [Elton] is aware that whatever he says and does, people will sit up and take notice -so what better way to celebrate that historic moment in time."

David also noted there was a "massive difference between" using the word "partner" and "husband" when describing a relationship.

He added: "Elton and I both think there is a massive difference between calling someone your 'partner' and calling them your 'husband'.

"Partner' is such an impersonal word and doesn't adequately describe the love we have for each other.

"When Zachary and Elijah are grown up and having children of their own, they will - hopefully - be living in a world where everyone can be equal, when being married isn't about whether you're straight or gay, but simply about being human."

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Rowland Opens Up About Her Pregnancy: "It Was A Suprise!"

Aug 6 2014 6:24am CDT | Source: Posh24

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Doritos Inventor's Grandson Sees Dollar Signs ln Healthy Food

Aug 5 2014 12:24pm CDT | Source: WNYC Music

Tim West's grandpa invented Doritos chips, and was an executive at the global snack food giant Frito Lay. The younger West ate plenty of junk food growing up. But lately, he's been much more interested in kale, quinoa and tree-ripened fruit. And the 30-year-old Bay Area food entrepreneur now wants to completely reinvent what we eat and how it's produced. A chef who trained at the esteemed Culinary Institute of America and New York's St. Re ...
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Petition Demands Knighthood for Ozzy Osbourne

Aug 4 2014 8:59am CDT | Source: Fresh 102.7

By Philip Cosores Let’s be real: if we were living in medieval times, Ozzy Osborne is probably one of the last people you’d want given a sword and ordered to protect your life. But, then again, Paul McCartney and Elton John wouldn’t necessarily be much higher on the list. These are just honorary titles, ones that mean a whole lot to the person given the title, and Ozzy Osbourne has already said he “couldn’t think of anything better” than being knighted. Related: ...
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Aug 1 2014 11:11am CDT | Source: Oh No They Didn't!

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Hear Elton John and Smokey Robinson Duet on 'The Tracks of My Tears'

Aug 1 2014 10:38am CDT | Source: Ultimate Classic Rock

Elton John and Smokey Robinson have recorded a new version of Smokey's classic 'The Tracks of My Tears.' ...
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Jul 23 2014 4:26pm CDT | Source: WRGB CBS 6 Albany

NEW YORK (AP) -- The Manhattan district attorney says six people have been indicted in an international ring that managed to take over more than 1,000 StubHub users' accounts and fraudulently buy tickets to such prime events as Jay-Z and Elton John concerts, a ...
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Jul 22 2014 10:00am CDT | Source: Scandalist

View Photo Gallery Blue Ivy Carter has a solid gold rocking horse. North West has a wardrobe any adult woman would envy. That’s the life of a celebrity baby — a King’s ransom worth of expensive gifts come birthday time. Sitting in the lap of luxury, these tiny tots have it all. So as we wish a very happy first birthday to little Prince George of Cambridge, we’re speculating ...
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