Elton John's Estranged Mother Books Tribute Act For 90th Birthday Following Family Feud

Elton John’s mum hired a lookalike of the singer to perform at her 90th birthday party at the weekend.

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Elton John ’s mum hired a lookalike of the singer to perform at her 90th birthday party at the weekend.

Sheila Farebrother booked Elton John tribute act, Ultimate Elton. The lookalike, Paul Bacon, was even joined onstage by Elton’s old pal, Kiki Dee at one point to perform their No.1 hit ‘Don’t Go Breaking My Heart’.

Kiki said: “Sheila’s 90th birthday was a really special evening.

"It was wonderful to see her on the dance floor having a brilliant time with so much love around her.”

Sheila and Elton fell out in 2008 over a comment she made to his hubby David Furnish and the pair haven’t spoken since.

Elton John with mum Sheila Farebrother in 2002

Speaking about the fall out with her son in 2011 she said: “He has cut me off completely. It happened three years ago this June.

"He has had nothing to do with me since then. My son cut me out of his life for good.”

John has been gathering press recently after starting a #BoycottDolceGabbana campaign , after Italian designers Dolce and Gabbana made comments about same-sex parenting.

During an interview with the Italian magazine Panorama, the designers said that they were against gay couples having children, stating: “The only family is the traditional one.”

Sir Elton, who has two children with his husband David Furnish, hit back via his Instagram account, labelling the designers’ views “archaic”. 

Watch the (original) Elton John performing his classic, Rocket Man:

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Sir Elton John has sold more than 300 million records, making him one of the best-selling music artists in the world.

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