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Prince Harry sought Sir Elton John’s advice about his ‘love’ for Meghan Markle

Sir Elton John has opened up about his time spent with members of the Royal Family, Prince Harry particularly.

While being interview on ITV’s Lorraine, Sir Elton spoke of spending time with Harry in Sicily in the summer of 2017.

Recalling the moment, he said: “Well, I spent some time with him in Sicily last summer, and I could tell that he was totally in love,

“He didn’t really discuss much personally, but he said ‘I’m in love,’ and I thought, good for you.”

He added that both Princes William and Harry seem very happy.

“Both those boys seem to be ecstatically happy, and that’s all you want people to be, no matter who they are.”

When asked if he would be performing at Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding, he said: “I haven’t been asked, I’m playing in Vegas, so I don’t know what is going to happen.”

Sir Elton was particularly close to their mother, Diana, Princess of Wales who he recalls as a “great friend” in the interview.

“She was very much loved. She was a controversial figure in some respects, but not to me. I loved her because she did so much for AIDS and she was a great friend to me. We had a falling out, but we reconciled in the end. It was an extraordinary summer. Gianni Versace was murdered [on July 15, 1997], and then Diana rang me up and we reconciled. And six weeks later, I’m in the same house, and she’s dead. It was extraordinary, and I just couldn’t believe what was going on,” he said.
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He performed “Candle in the Wind” at Diana’s funeral held at Westminster Abbey.

He also commented that he believes Diana would have been proud of her sons: “She was loved by people because she had that great ability, which Harry has inherited, she could walk in a room and make people feel like they’ve known her all their life.

“It’s an incredible talent to have.”

Sir Elton John has just announced his retirement after going on one final tour so he may spend more time with his family, saying: “I’ve had an amazing life, I’ve had an amazing career.

“My life has changed, the priorities in my life have changed, my priorities are my children, my husband and my family.”

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