-- Elton John is not a big fan of photographers, a fact he demonstrated a few years ago when he was caught on camera in Taiwan calling them "rude, vile pigs." He proved once again that the paparazzi are not his favorite people on Monday night, when he dropped several f-bombs -- and worse -- when accosted by TMZ.
TMZ reports that John was on his way into Craig's, a Hollywood restaurant that attracts many celebrities, and one paparazzo outside the eatery dared to ask him about his current relationship with Lady Gaga. Elton had done an interview where he was quoted as saying that he wasn't able to get through to the young pop superstar, but later, he told Ellen DeGeneres that he was misquoted, adding, "I'm not worried about her in the least. She's godmother to my two children."
"Elton, so you're still good with Lady Gaga?" the pap asks the singer in the TMZ video, but before the guy can complete his sentence, John yells, "Why don't you just f**k off?" Then, he lets loose another f-bomb, which he uses to modify the "c" word, and then ends the exchange by stalking away with another "F**k off!"
Elton was so worked up that on his way into the restaurant, he appears to stumble and nearly falls down.
A more recent trip that John made to Craig's was more pleasant. As previously reported, he had dinner there with Gaga, Johnny Depp and Elton's partner, David Furnish, shortly after the Emmys.
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