December 31, 2010

Elton John and Levon...

Obviously it will be cut off so *after* you read, take a look at itHERE and see if you don't feel it.

Ok LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Elton John and his partner have become the proud parents of a son born to a surrogate in California on Christmas Day, US Weekly reported on Monday.

The boy, named Zachary Jackson Levon Furnish-John, is the first for the British rock star and Canadian filmmaker David Furnish, who have been together since the early 1990s.

"We are overwhelmed with happiness and joy at this very special moment," US Weekly quoted the pair as saying. "Zachary is healthy and doing really well, and we are very proud and happy parents."

The magazine said the boy weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces, and it quoted a representative for the 63-year-old musician as saying that no further details about the surrogacy arrangement would be disclosed. John's spokeswoman told Reuters the report was accurate.

The pair, who entered into a civil union in 2005, tried to adopt an AIDS-infected orphan in Ukraine last year, but were thwarted by government regulations.

Glad they're keeping the woman's name out of everything - could you imagine the hounding she'd take the rest of her life? Forget it. And I know he's awfully old but he seems healthy so hopefully he will be around for the little guy a good while.

So me, I'm looking at that 5 part name and thinking - Levon...LEVON?! That's one of Elton's songs! Isn't that kind of like pretentious and self-aggrandizing and annoying, just the kind of thing celebrities do? And feeling annoyed. Then I went and looked at the lyrics and I got choked up as I listened to it - Levon was born on Christmas - see I didn't know that. And he shall be Levon, and he shall be a good man. And he shall be Levon, in accordance with the family plan

Then I just pictured a little baby on Christmas with people who love him and named him accordingly. So anyway now go look at the video with the lyrics ya' hardasses, and go with it eh? A happy New Year to everyone and your families. May the coming year bring you all you hope for it to. And there is much to hope for this year. So keep that hope alive. God bless us all. And Levon ;)


Anonymous said...

Thanks for the post!
I'd forgotten how much I love Elton John's music and this song brought tears to my eyes too.

phthaloblu said...

I always loved that song. Glad you're back, Annie. :)

Anniee451 said...

I'm glad you're back too, girl! Hugs!

phthaloblu said...

{{{{{HUGS}}}} right backatcha! You have been missed. :)