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Elton John + David Furnish Welcome Baby Boy Zachary

Congratulations to Elton John and David Furnish, 62 and 48, who welcomed son Zachary Jackson Levon Furnish-John, born via surrogate, on Christmas Day in California. If you’re as surprised as we, there’s a reason: John and Furnish had not revealed they were expecting. The new baby comes after last October’s failed attempt to adopt a HIV-positive baby from the Ukraine.

On:           Dec 27, 2010
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    • bvu

      Did Elton poop it out?

      Dec 27, 2010 at 11:01 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • ewe

      The two of them should not be openly gay according to so many commenters on this blog? I mean how else are you gonna be a STAWR? Congratulations to these two OPENLY GAY MEN.

      Dec 27, 2010 at 11:19 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Pan Pan

      That poor child is going to be warped by that pissy, bitter old queen? How sad.

      Dec 27, 2010 at 11:27 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • GRAMPS

      Elton is my age and should adopting a grand child. Tne nanny is going to be the caretaker of Elton and the kid

      Dec 27, 2010 at 11:30 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Mountainword

      Kudos to them! I hope they have a wonderful life with their new child, may it be the first of many. If only every child in the world had someone to love it!

      Dec 27, 2010 at 11:57 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

      Wondering if Eltons new BBF, Rush Windbag is going to be the godfather……………

      Dec 28, 2010 at 5:55 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • SteveC

      So 63 year old, recovering drug addict Elton John is a new parent.


      Dec 28, 2010 at 7:12 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Mr. Enemabag Jones

      Well at least they gave him a normal name. Nothing stupid like Apple, or Trig.

      Dec 28, 2010 at 9:22 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Fitz

      A 62 y/o drama queen with an addiction history and a 48 y/o sycophant, neither with parenting experience, who couldn’t pass a home-study for adoption, were able to buy a baby. I’m not opposed to this because they both have willys, but because of all the other psycho-social things that we know about this couple. The only hope is that they hire a good and stable caergiver, and stay out of it.

      Dec 28, 2010 at 9:56 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • David Ehrenstein

      Keeping up with Harris-Burtkas, eh Reg?

      Dec 28, 2010 at 10:10 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • justiceontherocks

      Pretty hard to see how this has a happy ending.

      Dec 28, 2010 at 10:36 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • SteveC

      Well with a bit of luck they may also have purchased the surrogate as a nanny.

      Can anyone here picture Reg or Mypartnerdavidfurnish getting up at 4am to feed the kid or change his shitty diaper?

      Dec 28, 2010 at 10:57 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • dvlaries

      Let’s start a betting pool on whether Elton can manage not to croak before the kid’s old enough to graduate high school.

      Dec 28, 2010 at 11:30 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Ricky


      Dec 28, 2010 at 11:30 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Honestyguy

      Some comments are so stupid against Elton!! Who does not have anything wrong in their life through the first stone otherwise shut up and get a life!!!

      Dec 28, 2010 at 2:37 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • David Ehrenstein

      @Honestyguy: Sure all of us have sold our souls to Satan at one time or another, right?


      Dec 28, 2010 at 2:51 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Craig Max

      Please help us grow our family and pass this on:


      Dec 28, 2010 at 3:53 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • samthor

      it’s great that gay couples can have kids if they want them…. but i’m concerned mostly about their age.
      18-20years from now will the kid have his parents?
      do they really have the energy to keep up with a toddler or teenager? or will all the responsibility be dumped onto a nanny?
      i dunno. not the best scenario. I wish the kid all the best.

      Dec 28, 2010 at 4:25 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • rrr

      @Fitz: They didn’t fail a home study. They were rejected because by the Ukrainian adoption rules Elton is too old to adopt.

      Dec 28, 2010 at 4:51 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • christopher di spirito

      Did Rush Limbaugh send a congrats card to the happy couple?

      After all, Elton did warble tunes at Rushbo’s 4th wedding for a cool $1 million earlier this year.

      Dec 28, 2010 at 7:52 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • brad

      I can just see these two fairies prancing around their house, giggling and squealing while they pinch and grab each other’s butts.

      Dec 28, 2010 at 7:57 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • justiceontherocks

      @brad – don’t call anyone else a fairy. I’ve seen you walk.

      Dec 28, 2010 at 9:13 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Daez

      @ewe: Elton isn’t a star. He is a washed up has been that can list among his latest “achievements” performing at Rush Limbaugh’s party. Seriously, the dude is a sell out not a star. He has, maybe, 2-3 good songs in his entire musical career.

      @Honestyguy: I might have things in my life, but I can honestly say I never had a drug problem and I never sold out to the oldest enemy to the gay community and performed at his party.

      @rrr: By the Ukrainian rules, a country that would sell their children to Satan at this point to get them out of that rat infested shit hole on the verge of civil war, they are to old to adopt a baby that probably wouldn’t have made it to 18 anyways, but in the good ole’ US of A, his fame and money could buy him a baby. Shouldn’t that tell you something?

      Dec 29, 2010 at 9:56 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Fitz

      @rrr: But, that is a fail. That’s part of it.

      Dec 29, 2010 at 10:05 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Priscilla

      Congratulations! Who’s the child’s father? Elton or David?

      Dec 29, 2010 at 12:35 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • $0.02

      Well congrats to them. I love seeing LGBT Families. Can’t wait to have my own someday…actually I can but it’s still nice

      Jan 3, 2011 at 5:34 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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