Elton John, 30 years sober, calls AA's Zoom meetings during pandemic a 'lifesaver'

Elton John stated this week that his Alcoholics Nameless conferences on Zoom had been a “lifesaver” all through the coronavirus pandemic.   

“I’m a improving alcoholic so I’ve an AA assembly from this space each and every Sunday,” the “Rocket Guy” singer stated on Prince Harry and Meghan’s new podcast, Archewell Audio. “I hook up with my pals who I’ve identified for roughly 30 years in this system, and that’s nice.

“If it hadn’t had been for Zoom, I don’t know what we’d’ve completed. It’s been a lifesaver.”

John stated he was once in the midst of a live performance excursion when the pandemic began and he was once compelled to go back house to Britain.

“It was once very unusual as a result of we have been going complete pelt,” he stated, “after which impulsively we floor to a halt.”

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Elton John is seen in Beverly Hills, Calif., Feb. 24, 2019. (Getty Images)

Elton John is observed in Beverly Hills, Calif., Feb. 24, 2019. (Getty Photographs)

John stated he’s at upper possibility for the virus as a result of he’s older and he has an underlying situation.

“I’m 73 years outdated and I’m a semi-diabetic so I’m in a dangerous space there,” he stated.

He added that whilst he sees his husband and youngsters on a daily basis, he’s additionally relied at the telephone and Zoom to stick in contact with prolonged circle of relatives.

ELTON JOHN CELEBRATES 30 YEARS OF SOBRIETY, SAYS HE’D ‘BE DEAD’ IF HE DIDN’T SEEK HELP

John celebrated 30 years of sobriety final summer season, writing on Instagram in July: “Reflecting at the maximum magical day having celebrated my 30th Sobriety Birthday.”

He added, “If I hadn’t after all taken the massive step of inquiring for lend a hand 30 years in the past, I’d be useless.”

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The podcast additionally integrated celebrities like James Corden, Deepak Chopra and José Andrés.

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