Music icon Sir Elton John was hospitalized on Sunday night after falling at his villa in Nice, France.
According to reports, 76-year-old John was taken to the orthopedic unit at Monaco’s Princess Grace Hospital, where he underwent a thorough examination.
A Rocket Man rep told the Post that John, who is currently vacationing in France with his husband and two sons, was discharged from hospital on Monday and is in good health.
“We can confirm that Elton visited the local hospital as a precautionary measure following a slip-up at his home in the south of France yesterday,” the representative said in a statement. “Following check-ups this morning, he was immediately discharged and is now back home and in good health.”
The “Candle in the Wind” singer, who just wrapped up his Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour in July, was recently seen enjoying a lavish dinner at a French Riviera restaurant with Kevin Spacey, three weeks after the actor was released from allegations of sexual assault had been acquitted four men.
Spacey, 64, appeared in high spirits at dinner with the superstar; his filmmaker husband David Furnish; and John and Furnish’s two children, Zachary, 12, and Elijah, 10.
Before dinner, John had defended Spacey by answering questions about Spacey’s attendance at the couple’s White Tie and Tiara Ball.
According to one of Spacey’s alleged victims, while driving the star to the ball, the ‘House of Cards’ actor grabbed his crotch so hard he nearly crashed his car.
John and his husband countered the statement that Spacey did in fact arrive at the event on a private jet.
“He was an Oscar-winning actor and there was a lot of fanfare and excitement that he was at the ball,” Furnish, 60, said in his statement.
The “Rocketman” producer also claimed that Spacey didn’t even attend the gathering the year prosecutors claimed so, adding that the Oscar winner only attended the event once, in 2001 , and this year can only be seen in photos of the event.
When asked if it was possible for celebrities to request not to be photographed at the event, Furnish replied that they never were. Furnish explained: “It was understood that we were promoting a charity dedicated to removing the stigma surrounding disease. For celebrities who wanted to come to our event, it was always clear that they needed to be photographed.”
John further supported Spacey’s defense, saying he recalled the actor only attending the event once and buying a Mini Cooper before spending the night at the singer’s home.