REPOST: New Interview – Elton John: “Eminem was never homophobic, he’s misunderstood by idiots”

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Yesterday Zane Lowe interviewed Elton John for a special Beats 1 broadcast ahead of Elton Johns 70th birthday this Saturday. Elton talked about his friendship with Eminem:

 

“I’m always a supporter of the people that are getting trashed. For me Eminem was never homophobic. I listened to the whole of the Marshall Mathers album when I drove to a show in South Hampton and I was floored by it. And I thought how could anyone think this is… he’s just writing about the way things are. Not how he thinks but the way things are…. I did the Grammys with Marshall and I became very big friends with Marshall. I’ll fight for anyone who is misunderstood and misrepresented by the idiots out there.” Watch interview below:

 

Listen to the new interview below:

 

 

Listen to the full interview on Apple Music here.