Sir Elton John has supplied monetary help to his former fiancee.
Elton, 73, broke off his engagement to Linda Hannon, 76, over 50 years in the past however when she not too long ago requested him for assist as a result of she could not afford to take 5 weeks off work to recuperate from important knee substitute surgical procedure, Elton rapidly agreed.
A supply instructed The Daily Mirror newspaper: ”When Elton heard about Linda’s plight, he did not hesitate for a second to assist out.
”He remembers how good she was 50 years in the past, when he and Bernie Taupin wanted the assist, and is actually happy to have the ability to assist her in her hour of want.”
Linda revealed that she paid for meals, lease and payments when Elton – whose actual identify is Reg Dwight – and his songwriting associate Bernie have been simply beginning out and she or he hoped that Elton would return the favour.
She defined: ”In the late 60s, Reg and Bernie weren’t incomes any cash, so I hoped, from one pal to a different, whether or not they may assist me by means of this monetary blip.
”When Reg began out, I used to be paying the lease, payments and for the meals. It was whereas they have been attempting to dwell their goals.”
After listening to about Elton’s generosity, she mentioned: ”I’m so touched by Reg. After all these years, it is so variety. I’m thrilled to bits that he’s providing to assist.”
And though Elton dumped Linda 50 years in the past, she holds no grudges and is thrilled that he has discovered love with husband David Furnish.
She mentioned: ”I’ve by no means felt bitter in direction of him aside from within the instant aftermath. You sort of recover from issues and I’m so pleased he has discovered his real love in David [Furnish] and he has his boys.”