Elton John, 73, has reportedly addressed his fallout with Rod Stewart, 75, in a new chapter in his autobiography Me.
The stars fell out sometime two years ago when the Maggie May rocker poked fun at the Your Song singer's retirement tour and again in 2019 after making a comment about the biopic based on Elton's career called Rocketman.
According to The Sun, Elton addressed their feud in a brand new paperback chapter of his autobiography called Me. The original hardcover version was released in October 2019.
New Chapter: Elton John, 73, reportedly brought up his fallout with Rod Stewart, 75, in a brand new chapter from the paperback version of his 2019 autobiography, Me
In an excerpt from the publication, the legendary musician reportedly said that Rod had a bloody cheek that taught him about "rock and roll".
It says: “I certainly didn't feel like I needed a lecture on the wild spirit of rock & # 39; n & # 39; roll from someone who had spent most of the last decade getting through the great Tormenting the American Songbook and wishing each other a Merry Christmas.
"Also, I thought he had a fucking cheek and complained that I was promoting a tour while he was on a TV show promoting his own tour."
According to the publication, Elton further reveals that he reached out to Rod and told him that they "had known each other for far too long to argue about this."
Feud: The stars fell out sometime two years ago when the Maggie May rocker poked fun at the Your Song singer's retirement tour and again in 2019 after making a comment about the biopic based on Elton's career called Rocketman ( Picture 2002).
However, Rod's manager reportedly told him that he was unable to speak to him on the phone because his voice was "constantly quiet" between tours.
Have Elton say, “I had no idea what I'd done to piss him off like this. Which was ironic, given the hours I'd invested over the years deliberately teasing him. & # 39;
MailOnline has asked both Elton and Rod's representative for comments.
Rod previously addressed the comments he made on Elton in an interview with The Mail in Event magazine on Sunday in 2018.
Biography: According to The Sun, Elton addressed their feud in a new chapter from the paperback version of his autobiography called Me, which he teased on his Instagram Tuesday night
Tiff: In an excerpt from the publication, the legendary musician is said to have said that Rod had a bloody cheek that taught him about "rock and roll" (pictured together in London in 1978).
He had said on a US television show earlier this year that Elton's retirement tour "stinks like ticket sales" and added, "It's dishonest. It's not rock 'n' roll.
Speaking to Event of the comment, Rod admitted, "I was a little unfair to Elton on a drunk night on TV in New York City when I said viciously," I think it's not okay for you to do one every time Announce the farewell tour and it stinks of money. & # 39; & # 39;
“I wish I hadn't said it. I think he's very mad at me. Penny keeps saying, "Send him an apology."
The new chapter comes after Elton advertised his paperback autobiography on his Instagram on Tuesday night. The original version was released in October 2019.
It reads, "Also, I thought he had a fucking cheek and complained that I was promoting a tour while he was on a TV show promoting his own tour." (Rod left and Elton right)
He posed with the book and wrote, “It's there! I am very pleased to announce the paperback edition of & # 39; Me & # 39; to bring into the world.
"There's a brand new chapter covering the ups and downs of the past year and I hope you enjoy reading it as much as I loved reading it #EltonJohnBook."
It comes after a source close to Elton told The Sun over the weekend: & # 39; Rod's continued prickly and personal criticism of his recent successes has crossed a line beyond their usual amicable rivalry.
& # 39; Elton values his friendship with Rod and didn't want to go public, so he made attempts to contact Rod directly to purify the air.
& # 39; When his request to speak was either rejected or left unanswered, Elton felt compelled to correct the record with this new chapter in his autobiography.
MailOnline contacted Rod and Elton representatives at this point for comment.
The source added that Elton claims he never received an olive branch attempt from his former pal.
Last week, Rod made claims that he was trying to reach Elton to try to heal her rift only to ignore it.
Rod spoke to Chris Evans on his podcast and said, “We don't talk anymore. Big falling out.
Reaching: According to the publication, Elton goes on to announce that he has reached out to Rod, and he told him that they "had known each other for far too long to argue about something like this" (pictured 1991).
"The last time I emailed him I said," I have this soccer field, would you like the guys to show up? “You know, because they both love football. "
It appears that the invitation to Rod's personal pitch for Elton, who shares sons Zachary (nine) and Elijah (seven) with husband David Furnish, was of no interest as he supposedly never responded.
Rod, who is married to Penny Lancaster, also has two boys of the same age: Alistair, 14, and Aiden, nine.
Last year, Rod revealed the feud during an interview with Dermot O & # 39; Leary.
"Vocal Quiet": Rod's manager reportedly told him he was unable to speak to him because he was in "constant vocal quiet" between tours (Elton pictured in January).
“We don't talk these days. He's got the hump on me now, ”Rod revealed. "We're both very stubborn, so neither of us calls each other."
He had previously stated: “I love Elton, we just don't talk to each other right now. We spat. I criticized his tour as costly. & # 39;
The tour in question, titled Farewell Yellow Brick Road, is an on-going endeavor announced in 2018 that is slated to last through 2023 and consists of 300 gigs worldwide. It is supposedly the last tour of the hit.
Rod described Rocketman, who ran out of Oscars last year, as "not very flattering".
Comparing it to Freddie Mercury's biopic, Bohemian Rhapsody, from last year, he said, "I don't think (Rocketman) did it justice."
Rod also said of Elton that they were "close friends" at one time and that Elton was "a wonderful ally".
"He's one of the most generous people I've ever met," he said to Dermot at the time.
Sorry: Rod previously addressed the comments he made on Elton on television in an interview with The Mail in Event magazine on Sunday in 2018. He said, "I wish I hadn't said it" (picture 2019).
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