Elton John to marry long-time partner
Published on Mar 31, 2014 9:44 AM
WASHINGTON (AFP) - Pop icon Elton John says he will tie the knot with partner David Furnish now that his native Britain has legalised gay marriage.
The top-selling artist told NBC's Today show that "we'll do it very quietly". "But we will do it and it will be a joyous occasion," John added.
The couple, who have two children together, entered into a civil partnership in 2005.
A historic law legalising same-sex marriage took effect in England and Wales on Saturday, the final stage in the long fight for legal equality for gays and lesbians.
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