>> Elton John is recovering from a quote potentially deadly bacterial infection. The legendary singer became violently ill on a flight back from his South American tour and was hospitalized in intensive care for two days in the UK. A statement released by John's reps did not identify the infection, but noted that the singer is expected to make a full recovery.
The illness has forced John to cancel all of his Las Vegas shows for April and May. He released a statement saying quote, I am so fortunate to have the most incredible and loyal fans and apologized for disappointing them. I am extremely grateful to the medical team for their excellence in looking after me so well.
John is set to resume performances at a concert in Twickenham, England on June 3rd.