Rod Stewart And Elton John Are Having "A Spat" After Rod Harshly Slams Elton's Tour As A "Money-Grabbing" Endeavor

November 25, 2019 15:42

Rod Stewart and Elton John have had a pretty complicated friendship since the 70s. The two musical legends have often slammed each other publicly and somehow, they have made up a few times over the years.

Now, Elton's final tour has ignited another feud between the two.

In 2018, the 'Rocket Man' singer announced that his "priorities" had changed and he was putting an end to his touring career so he could spend more time with his family. He also kickstarted a Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour which Forbes estimated would fetch the singer $400 million in earnings.

This probably didn't come as such good news to Sir Rod Stewart.

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Elton John and Rod Stewart are in "a spat"

Elton John's tour has apparently sparked an argument between the two singers and Rod Stewart shared all about it in an interview reportedly on Scottish radio.

He said:

I do love Elton, only we’re not talking at the moment. We’ve had a spat.

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Explaining what led to their argument, Rod Stewart replied:

Because I criticized his tour as being money-grabbing.

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In addition, Rod also slammed Elton's biopic Rocketman. He compared the film to that of Freddie Mercury's Bohemian Rhapsody and said Elton's didn't live up to that.

Reactions to Rod Stewart and Elton John's "spat"

There were mixed responses following Rod's revelations.

Understandably, different people took the sides of both rock legends and expressed their respective views.

Rod and Elton have been some sort of frenemies for decades now. However, these harsh criticisms by the Maggie May singer could possibly end any friendship between the men for good. But then, who knows? They musical stars just might reconnect in the future.

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