Elton John Praises Jay-Z’s Support of Gay Marriage


/ July 26, 2012

In a recent interview with MSNBC, Elton John revealed he was “incredibly moved” by Jay-Z’s decision to support gay marriage. He’s “probably the most respected African-American artist,” he said to host, Andrea Mitchell. The British artist also mentioned he called the rapper to thank him for his courage after he made his initial statement and calls his stance “pivotal.” “When I next see him I’m going give him the biggest hug,” John later said. Check out the full interview below. Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy