Elton John ‘happy to be pranked’ if it sheds light on gay rights
By Faith Karimi
September 18, 2015
Pranks may be for giggles. But gay rights — not so much, Elton John says.
The pop star responded to a prank by a Russian TV celebrity who called him this week pretending to be President Vladimir Putin.
“Pranks are funny. Homophobia, however is never funny,” he said in a post Thursday. “I love Russia and my offer to talk to President Putin about LGBT rights still stands.”
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