Elton John 'really affected' by Rocketman film based on his life: 'I was in bits'

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12/3/2021 6:00:00 AM

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ELTON JOHN was left 'in bits' after watching the 2019 hit film Rocketman , a biopic based on his life and career.

Elton JohnThe film grossed $195.3 million at box office, becoming a huge hit with fans and it left the singer-songwriter beyond emotional during the premiere.He opened up about his reaction on the Jonathon Ross show, set to air tomorrow night.In the show, Elton reflects on how proud he is of the movie, telling the audience: “I was in bits.

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"David, my husband, was producer on it."He goes on to reveal he"wouldn’t have changed a thing about it", while describing it as a really"honest" account of what happened.Featuring his flamboyant outfits, it covered everything down to the detrimental impact drugs and alcohol had on his life. headtopics.com

"I didn’t want it to cover anything with saccharin or anything like that," he admits.The singer revealed he 'wouldn’t have changed a thing' about the film(Image: GETTY•YOUTUBE)Elton now uses his experience to help other addicts in similar situations

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(Image: GETTY)Top 10 most followed Twitter accounts(Image: EXPRESS)"It was true and it ended when I got sober."I was really affected by it."He sighs as he confessed the bits with his family"made him weep"."It was very moving," Elton nods.

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