Elton John is celebrating 30 years of sobriety.
The music icon, 73, took to social media on Wednesday night to share a particular message to his followers as he mirrored on reaching the spectacular milestone and admitted that ditching booze and medicines meant that he’s alive at the moment.
In an sincere and heartfelt Instagram publish, the hitmaker thanked Alcoholics Nameless for serving to him on his journey to a clear life in addition to his husband David Furnish and their sons Zachary, 9, and seven-year-old Elijah.
He instructed how he was “blessed” to be surrounded by good individuals and thanked everybody who “supported” him getting on the straight and slender.
Rocketman star Elton uploaded a gallery of photographs to mark the day.
He shared a snap of a desk stuffed with playing cards and the opposite choices confirmed massive cake and an in depth up of his 30 yr AA sobriety chip.
He penned: “Reflecting on essentially the most magical day having celebrated my 30th Sobriety Birthday.
“So many pretty playing cards, flowers and chips from my sons, David, mates within the Program, workers on the workplace and in our properties. I’m really a blessed man. If I hadn’t lastly taken the large step of asking for assist 30 years in the past, I’d be lifeless.
“Thank-you from the underside of my coronary heart to all of the individuals who have impressed and supported me alongside the best way.”
Elton’s showbiz buddies took to the feedback to congratulate the singer.
David Beckham and Elizabeth Hurley additionally confirmed their assist by including plenty of coronary heart icons into the remark field and his proud husband wrote: ” @eltonjohn My hero.”
Elton’s publish comes after he introduced his Farewell Yellow Brick Street UK and Europe tour dates have been postponed till 2021.
The confirmed the devastating information with a prolonged Twitter assertion.
He revealed it was not a straightforward resolution to make with it being his ultimate tour, however he was pressured to reschedule the live performance because of coronavirus issues.
The singer highlighted his solely precedence is the protection of his crew, venue workers and devoted followers.
An announcement from the official Elton John Twitter account learn: “It breaks my coronary heart that we have now needed to reschedule the 2020 dates we had been all trying ahead to a lot, however my staff and I’ve been working diligently on rescheduled plans for 2021.”
Dates from Saturday September 5 via to Thursday December 17 have been moved to subsequent yr.
The tour will now begin on Wednesday September 1, 2021 in Berlin, Germany and can play 48 exhibits throughout Europe and the UK, via December 2021.
The legendary pop star thanked his followers for his or her endurance throughout unsure instances and promised subsequent yr’s comeback present can be higher.
He added: “As you possibly can think about, touring is a big enterprise so we’d like time to type via all the main points to ensure we are able to go to each metropolis and play each present we have already got on sale.
“Thanks to your endurance though we have now been doing this.”
The star mentioned he is “trying ahead” to being again on stage once more subsequent yr to proceed with the tour.
Elton wrote: “I sit up for persevering with the Farewell Yellow Brick Street tour subsequent yr and seeing you by my facet as soon as once more, as you may have been for therefore a few years all through my injured profession.
“Keep secure and wholesome everybody.”
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