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Elton John Comes Out of the Closet

As strange at it seems now, Elton John was still firmly in the closet when he sat down with Rolling Stone in 1976. "I've never talked about this before," he said. "I'm besexual. There's nothing wrong with going to bed with somebody of your own sex." The revelation sent his record sales plummeting. Read "Elton John: It's Lonely at the Top" from Issue 223 in All Access now.
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