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Elton John Calls Michael Jackson A 'Disturbing Person To Be Around' In New Tell-All Book

The latest celebrity to release a tell-all memoir is legendary musician, composer, and performer Sir Elton John.

The 72-year-old legend has had quite the year in the spotlight.

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His life story was the inspiration behind the biographical musical Rocketman, which came out earlier this year.

Now, the music legend has penned his own memoir.

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Me was released on October 15th to rave reviews.

The 350-plus-page book is filled with stories and revelations that span over the singer's five-decade-long career.

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Michael Jackson and the accusations brought forward against him is among the topics discussed in Elton's memoir.

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The pair became friends early in Michael's career. However, Elton noticed a change in the pop star.

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“I’d known Michael since he was 13 or 14,” he wrote, according to The Gaurdian.

"Elizabeth Taylor had turned up on the Starship with him in tow," Elton began.

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"He was just the most adorable kid you could imagine."

"But at some point in the intervening years, he started sequestering himself away from the world, and away from reality the way Elvis Presley did.”

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“God knows what was going on in his head, and God knows what prescription drugs he was being pumped full of, but every time I saw him in his later years I came away thinking the poor guy had totally lost his marbles,” Elton continued.

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“I don’t mean that in the light-hearted way. He was genuinely mentally ill, a disturbing person to be around."

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"It was incredibly sad, but he was someone you couldn’t help: he was just gone, off in a world of his own, surrounded by people who only told him what he wanted to hear.”

He then recalled a time Jackson attended one his dinner parties.

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He said the singer didn’t eat anything and disappeared for a few hours before being found “in a cottage in the grounds of Woodside where my housekeeper lived: she was sitting there, watching Michael Jackson quietly playing video games with her 11-year-old son."

"For whatever reason, he couldn’t seem to cope with adult company at all," he concluded.

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Me is available for purchase in stores and online now.

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