Speaking to the Mirror about the fall-out in the noughties, Gambaccini, 67, said: "Elton was very upset, we exchanged emails." Elton had referred to George Michael's album, Patience, as "a bit disappointing", before saying he thought the singer was in "a strange place" during a 2004 interview with Heat magazine.
That was despite the proceeds from the album being donated to the Elton John AIDS Foundation. There appears to be deep-rooted unhappiness in his life.
singer's life, worrying about his alleged drug habits, and it didn't go well.
The Tiny Dancer singer's close friend, DJ Paul Gambaccini, has now revealed Elton's regret at sparking the feud.
"Contrary to the public’s impression, we have spoken rarely in the last 10 years and what would probably surprise most people is that we have never discussed my private life.
Ever." He then claimed that Elton’s group of friends were the "busiest rumour-mill in town".
Now, Elton’s friend, DJ Paul Gambaccini, who claims Elton would confide in him, has spoken of Elton’s distress at the time. There appears to be deep-rooted unhappiness in his life.George was found dead at his Oxfordshire home on Christmas Day last year.A coroner confirmed earlier this month that he died from ‘natural causes’.‘Contrary to the public’s impression, we have spoken rarely in the last 10 years and what would probably surprise most people is that we have never discussed my private life.Ever.’ He then claimed that Elton’s group of friends were the ‘busiest rumour-mill in town’, adding that anything Elton thought he knew about him is ‘pretty much limited to the gossip he hears on the “gay grapevine”.’ George added: ‘Other than that, he knows I don’t like to tour, I smoke too much pot and my albums still have habit of going to Number One.And the Mail has been told they have begun seeing each other socially once more.