Elton John turned down offer to judge UK’s “X Factor,” says his husband

ABC/Randy HolmesGetting Elton John to agree to judge a TV singing competition seems like an impossible request, but it appears Simon Cowell went for it anyway.

Elton’s husband, David Furnish, tells the U.K. paper The Sun that Simon tried to convince the pop-rock legend to be a judge on his show The X Factor, alongside himself and, reportedly, British pop star Robbie Williams, and Robbie’s wife, actress Ayda Field.

“There was talk about the possibility of a judging role for Elton,” David told the paper. “But he does 100 shows a year and he doesn’t have …read more

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