Elton John: Alcoholics Anonymous meetings organized on Zoom saved him in the midst of a pandemic

Elton John can be proud of him. Tuesday, December 29, in the new podcast “special vacation” unveiled by Meghan Markle and Harry, the singer said he had not drunk a drop of alcohol for years. And this, even during the pandemic which prevented him from going to his daily Alcoholics Anonymous meetings. Because, as People reports, the latter let it be known that he had still been able to keep the link thanks to Zoom, the organizer of online meetings. “I’m a recovering alcoholic, so I have an AA meeting every Sunday. I connect with my friends that I’ve known for over thirty years in the program, and it’s awesome,” he explained. . Then he continued, “Without Zoom I don’t know what we would have done, really. It was a lifeline.”

Elton John sober for thirty years

In July 2020, the 73-year-old artist celebrated a symbolic birthday. Thirty years of sobriety. An event that he did not fail to share on Instagram. In the caption of a photo of his sobriety token received for the occasion, of a cake representing the number thirty and many birthday cards, he wrote: “So many pretty cards, flowers from my sons , David, from my friends in the program, from staff. I am truly a blessed man. If I hadn’t finally taken the big step in asking for help 30 years ago, I would have died. Thank you for the from the bottom of my heart to all the people who have inspired and supported me along the way “. A year earlier, on the same date, Queen Elizabeth II’s great friend declared himself “a broken man” before receiving the much-desired support. Elton John is a fulfilled man in every way. Last December, he celebrated his 15th wedding anniversary with 58-year-old Canadian filmmaker David Furnish.

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