Elton John is saying goodbye in type.
The prolific performer closed out his last-ever U.S. live performance on Sunday evening at Dodger Stadium, the place he was joined on stage by a few of his shut collaborators and was celebrated with send-off messages from his nearest and dearest.
Previous to the beginning of the present, the “Tiny Dancer” singer bought a private video message from associates Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, who despatched their heartfelt congratulations.
“We are just so proud of you, we’re so grateful that we were able to see you on your farewell tour also,” the Duchess of Sussex stated as she stood alongside her husband within the clip.
“And thank you for entertaining everybody for so many decades,” Harry chimed in. “Thank you for being the friend that you were for my mum, thank you for being our friend, thank you for being a friend to our kids.”
The Duke of Sussex additionally joked: “Even though this is officially your retirement, this will not be your last gig and we know that!”
“But, we love you. And congratulations on an incredible career,” the royal added.
The “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road” singer was good associates the late Princess Diana, the mom of Harry and Prince William.
Although Diana and John famously had a falling out, they made up a month earlier than she died in an August 1997 automobile crash. John famously carried out “Candle in the Wind” at Diana’s funeral.
The entertainer has remained extraordinarily near the royal household through the years, and carried out on the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s luncheon marriage ceremony reception in 2018.
He additionally fiercely defended the couple amid backlash over his loaning of his residence with husband David Furnish and offering the royals with a personal jet.
“I am deeply distressed by today’s distorted and malicious account in the press surrounding the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s private stay at my home in Nice last week,” John stated through his Twitter in August 2019. “I feel a profound sense of obligation to protect Harry and his family from the unnecessary press intrusion that contributed to Diana’s untimely death.”