Elton John's presidential pal
December 19, 2005, 12:20:11
Elton John

Sir Elton John will receive a special video message from former US President Bill Clinton when he celebrates his 'hen night' tonight (19.12.05).

The one-minute long film - which will be played at Elton's

100,000 star-studded bash at London's swanky Too2Much nightclub tonight - sees Clinton congratulating the star on tying the knot with lover David Furnish.
He says in the tape, which has already been played in rehearsals for the party: "If there were more people in the world like Elton, then the world would be a better place."

A source told Britain's Daily Mirror newspaper: "We knew Elton had good connections, but to see the former US president was something else."

The huge event - which will be compered by British comedian Paul O'Grady - will include an amazing cabaret show starring Elton's celebrity pals, including George Michael,Sting and Lenny Kravitz.

Guests will be served

160-a-bottle champagne and canapes by waiters in cowboy outfits and will be treated to an hour-long show with performances by a host of stars, including the Pet Shop Boys, Take That's Gary Barlow, Bryan Adams and Royal Ballet star Ivan Putrov.

Elton will wed filmmaker Furnish on Wednesday (21.12.05).