Elton John reveals he didn’t have ‘joyous’ sex until he was 23

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The singer said he can understand why people might not appreciate the sex scene in movie Rocketman, but that he’s telling an honest story.

Elton John has revealed he first had “joyous” sex at the age of 23 with John Reid, who ­became his manager and lover. 

The superstar says he understands not everyone will appreciate the love scene in the movie Rocketman but it is a “vital” part of his life story. 

The singer, 72, says. “If I am telling my story, it has to be honest.

“I was a virgin until then. I was desperate to be loved and desperate to have a tactile relationship.