Wednesday 16 January 2013, 10:34 | By

Elton John welcomes second child

And Finally

Elton John

Elton John has become a father for the second time, he has confirmed. As with their first child, Zachary, John and his partner David Furnish had their new son, Elijah Joseph Daniel Furnish-John, via a surrogate mother.

In a statement to Hello!, the couple said: “Both of us have longed to have children, but the reality that we now have two sons is almost unbelievable. The birth of our second son completes our family in a most precious and perfect way. It is difficult to fully express how we are feeling at this time; we are just overwhelmed with happiness and excitement”.

OR READ MORE ABOUT:

  • Lords pass proposed secondary ticketing regulations
  • Sankeys boss on US club closures, first ever Sankeys festival
  • Spotify goes into profit in France
  • Billy Bragg apologises to Taylor Swift, offers “full support” in “fight for transparency”
  • AC/DC ‘don’t have to fire’ Phil Rudd
  •