Elton John says he’s “ashamed” of Brexit: “I’m a European. I’m not a silly, colonial, imperialist, English fool”

Final Friday, British prime minister Theresa Might introduced that she could be stepping down on June seventh, drawing an finish to her divisive three-year premiership. With the Conservative Social gathering chief abruptly departing and her alternative undecided, the UK’s controversial Brexit bid to depart the European Union has returned to the forefront of worldwide politics. Now, Elton John has spoken out towards the continued political upheaval his house nation has confronted.

Throughout a present Verona, Italy, the English singer-songwriter slammed the nation’s poorly executed Brexit negotiations, saying, “I’m ashamed of my nation for what it has executed. It’s torn individuals aside.” He additionally famous, “I’m sick to dying of politicians, particularly British politicians. I’m sick to dying of Brexit. I’m a European. I’m not a silly, colonial, imperialist, English fool.” Nonetheless, he ended with a conciliatory tone, including, “I would like extra love on the earth. I would like us to speak to one another and to return collectively.”

Such political commentary is on-brand with the enduring rocker, who has beforehand addressed his distaste for Brexit. Up to now, John known as the post-Brexit UK “horrible.” He’s additionally acknowledged that he feels individuals who voted for the measure have been deceived and “have been promised one thing that was utterly ridiculous and wasn’t economically viable.”

In different information, Elton John is at the moment on his remaining world tour, the continued “Farewell Yellow Brick Highway” tour. He additionally would be the topic of the forthcoming biopic Rocketman and plans to launch his first and solely official autobiography in October.

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