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Elton John reveals the bizarre wedding present he received from Eminem

'And I have to say, they have remained unused'

Clarisse Loughrey
Sunday 03 December 2017 09:50
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Eminem gave Elton John and his partner diamond-encrusted cock rings

It's hard to make a splash with a wedding present - really, how many varieties of cut-glass bowls can you actually get?

Especially when you happen to be celebrating the civil partnership of Elton John and David Furnish. What to buy the man who, seriously, must already have everything this good and stylish world has to offer?

Appearing on The Graham Norton Show, John revealed one of the most unusual gifts he received for the occasion, which came from his longtime friend Eminem. Of course, the duo famously collaborated for a live performance of "Stan" at the 2001 Grammys, which raised a few eyebrows at the time due to the backlash over what many perceived as homophobic lyrics in the rapper's work.

"He was accused of being homophobic by so many people because of his lyrics, which I thought was nonsense," John said of his decision to perform with Eminem, standing in for Dido who appears on the original track - he quipped that he took "the L out of Dido".

He added that they become friends after the performance and have remained to this day, "I just adore him," he added, before describing the package he received from Eminem for his civil partnership.

"It shows you how homophobic he isn't - we had two diamond-encrusted cock rings on velvet cushion," he described. "And I have to say, they have remained unused."

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