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Elton John Baby

Elton John Baby - It’s a boy for pop superstar Elton John and Scarborough-born filmmaker David Furnish.

The couple, who wed in an intimate civil union in 2005 after a 12-year relationship, welcomed Zachary Jackson Levon Furnish-John in California on Christmas Day, according to Us Weekly.

“We are overwhelmed with happiness and joy at this very special moment,” the pair told the magazine about their 7-pound, 15-ounce infant, who was born to a surrogate. “Zachary is healthy and doing really well, and we are very proud and happy parents.”

Elton John Baby

Actress Elizabeth Hurley, who attended the couple’s star-studded wedding reception for 700, tweeted: “Massive congratulations to David and Elton on having their beautiful son. Can't wait for my first cuddle.” Furnish is godfather to Hurley’s son Damian.

Their son’s middle name is a possible nod to John’s 1971 song “Levon,” whose lyrics were written by the rocker’s longtime collaborator Bernie Taupin and inspired by Levon Helm, the drummer and singer for The Band.

Last year, the couple, who met at a dinner party in 1993, tried to adopt a 14-month-old HIV-positive orphan in Ukraine, but were denied by government officials who said John, 63, was too old and that his partnership with Furnish, 48, was not recognized in their country.

Elton John Baby


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