Elton To George: 'Pride Can Kill You'

SIR ELTON JOHN urged troubled singer GEORGE MICHAEL to not allow pride to stand in the way of getting help for his alleged substance abuse problem, on US talk show ELLEN today (24APR06). Host ELLEN DeGENERES asked John if it was hard to watch friends in the business who were currently battling drug problems. John, who did not mention the WHAM! singer by name, replied, "They always know that I will be there to help them. "Some of them don't want the help, because they haven't reached the point in their life where they're going to ask for it. "It took me 16 years you to ask for help. Pride can kill you." Michael recently said John was the cause of all of his recent troubles with the law, after the ROCKET MAN singer accused him of suffering "deep-rooted unhappiness" two years ago. John adds, "But there have been people who've asked me for help and that have gotten incredibly better. "RUFUS WAINWRIGHT being one. There's just nothing he can't do at the moment. When he asked me for help, I told him what to do and he went and he did it. "It's so great to see him and be happy. He's just brilliant."


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WEll what to say i guess we all have point's that we make in life and Elton john one person i guess you do not mess with...the blue..like Ellen she the same way..She did a show today that pointed to gay's and marrige.....I will never stop likeing the Hot ELLEN OR THE POTRIA........
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Elton is only tring to be a good friend and George is being ungreatfull. Even if Elton is wrong he's still only tring to help. P.S. I love "peachtree road"
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Elton does make a good point.George is one messed up person............
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I think Elton needs to mind his own business. He and George are not as close as they used to be and all he has to say is negative things. We can't believe everything we hear in the papers, as it was clearly proven just recently. 99% of what was said in the news was incorrect. If George truly does have a problem, his family and close friends will take care of him and prayers from everyone else would help as well. Even the evening news can't be trusted any longer and we have seen that proof so many times just recently now.
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