Prince Harry and Meghan Markle despatched a particular message to Elton John forward of the final U.S. present of his Farewell Yellow Brick Street Tour on Sunday night time (Nov. 20).
“Hello Elton, we simply wished to say congratulations,” the Duchess of Sussex mentioned in a video performed throughout Disney+’s Countdown to Elton Reside forward of its broadcast of his ultimate present at Dodgers Stadium in Los Angeles, which is the ultimate North American date of his farewell tour. “And we’re simply so happy with you. We’re so grateful that we had been in a position to see you in your farewell tour additionally.”
After providing his personal “congratulations,” the prince added, “And thanks for entertaining everyone for thus many a long time. Thanks for being the good friend that you just had been for my mum, thanks for being our good friend. Thanks for being a good friend to our children and thanks for entertaining individuals proper all over the world.
“Although that is formally your retirement, this is not going to be your final gig, we all know that,” Harry concluded. “However we love you and congratulations on an unimaginable profession.”
After all, Sir Elton’s friendship with the late Princess Diana dates all the way in which again to earlier than Harry’s start, when he was requested to carry out at Prince Andrew’s twenty first celebration in 1981. Elton and Princess Diana remained shut for the rest of her life, and the singer famously carried out “Candle within the Wind 1997” at her funeral in 1997. (The tune rocketed to No. 1 when he launched the studio model following the service; it went on to spend 14 weeks atop the Fakazakamp Scorching 100.)
Elton’s farewell live performance additionally featured numerous particular, in-person visitors all through the night time, together with Dua Lipa, Kiki Dee and Brandi Carlile.
Watch Harry and Meghan’s nicely needs for John beneath.
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