|Elton booed after throwing a few tantrums in Las Vegas
Saturday, May 12 2012
Elton was booed during his May 11, 2012 show at Caesars Palace after repeatedly losing his temper and throwing a stool and water glass across the stage, reports Vegas Confidential.
During one of his outbursts at the Colosseum, he exploded, saying “somebody in my production team is (bleeping) fired,” a backstage spy told the Review-Journal. “He made an ass of himself,” said the source.
Elton started his show 20 minutes later and ended it 25 minutes early, according to the source. Stagehands were seen mopping up water after each of Elton’s outbursts. Booing erupted after the fourth time he threw his water glass.
His tantrum may have been costly. The show was being filmed by almost a dozen cameras. A dancer posted a tweet on her Twitter feed saying she was shooting a video with the singing legend. After singing the finale, “The Circle of Life,” Elton left the stage immediately, according to the eye witness. “Not a word to the audience or a thank you to the band,” he said.
Maybe Elton threw these tantrums, as Dao Vu, host of "The Morning Blend" on KTNV-TV, Channel 13, had a craving for funnel cakes, so she headed to the San Gennaro Feast late on May 9, 2012 afternoon. She spotted Elton on an amusement ride with 16-month-old son Zachary and clicked a rare photo.
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