Rocketman star Taron Egerton reveals Elton John and David Furnish cried as they watched premiere

Mail Online | 6/3/2017 | Lily Waddell For Mailonline
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Rocketman star Taron Egerton divulged Elton John and David Furnish cried and squeezed each other's knees while they watched the film at the Cannes Film Festival.

During the Cannes Film Festival premiere, the actor was fortunate to be watching the film next to the rockstar he portrayed in the much-discussed biopic.

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The British singer, 29, shed some insight on Elton and his husband David's emotional response to the film in a radio interview on The Zoe Ball Breakfast Show.

He told TV host Zoe Ball: 'Dexter and I watched it from a 45 degree angle to watch Elton and David.

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'They were grabbing and squeezing each other’s knees. They were crying. [It was] Really emotional. It’s the spirit of their life.'

Taron, who was sat in between Dexter Fletcher and songwriter Bernie Taupin, focused a lot of his attention on watching Elton and David.

Rocketman - Story - Elton - Rise - Taron

Rocketman tells the incredible story of Elton's rise to fame, with Taron starring as the musician and Richard Madden as his early lover and manager John Reid.

It's no wonder the movie was 'really emotional' for Elton and David whom have a loving relationship and raise their sons Zachary, eight, and Elijah, six, together.

Elton - John - Partnership - December

Elton and John entered into a civil partnership in December 2005 and they married...
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