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Elton John eager to legally wed David Furnish

Elton John and David Furnish are hoping to be among the first married gay couples in the UK.

Written by PTI | London | Published: September 27, 2013 11:02:12 am

Singer Elton John has revealed that he and longtime partner David Furnish are eager to wed following Parliament’s decision to legalise same-sex marriages in the UK.

The ‘Rocket Man’ hitmaker and his longtime partner are hoping to be among the first married gay couples in the country after legally entering into a civil partnership in 2005,reported Contactmusic.

The landmark bill will go into effect from next year.

“Absolutely,we’re going to get married. We had our civil partnership on the first day it was legally possible. Same sex

people have been waiting a long time for things to happen to


“I’ve been through hell for through my 50s and 60s and even before then,so when a government gives you this legislation,which is so wonderful and we didn’t expect it to come so soon in society,then you seize it by the horns and you say,’Yes,we’re gonna do this because it’s such a gift and we never thought we’d have it’,” he said.

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