‘Rocket Man’ hospitalized with respiratory infection

    Elton John is in a Los Angeles hospital with a serious respiratory infection. The 65-year-old knighted pop-singer became ill while performing at Caesar’s palace last weekend and underwent testing at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in LA yesterday.

    John’s diagnosis has resulted in the cancelling of three scheduled shows at The Colosseum through this weekend, as CNN reports.

    According to a statement released through his publicist, John applogized to his fans for the cancellation of nearly a dozen shows.

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