Sir Elton John forgives Dolce and Gabbana for calling his kids ‘synthetic’
Sir Elton John has ended his feud with fashion designers Dolce and Gabbana – after they apologised for calling his children “synthetic” and branding him a “fascist”.
Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana – who are gay themselves – whipped up a storm in March this year when they lashed out at same-sex adoption, IVF and surrogacy, hitting out at ‘synthetic’ children.
The pair sparked a bitter feud with Sir Elton John– whose sons Zachary and Elijah were born via IVF – leading Gabbana to brand him a “fascist”.
However, after a bitter rift between the singer and the designers, they finally apologised for the comments this month.
Domenico Dolce said: “I’ve done some soul-searching. I’ve talked to Stefano a lot about this… I’ve realized that my words were inappropriate, and I apologise. They are just kids. You don’t need labels, baby labels.”
Following the apology, Sir Elton John took to Instagram to confirm he had buried the glitter-coated hatchet with the pair.
He said: “Big thanks to Stefano and Domenico for the apology over their comments about IVF children.
“We have always been big fans of their work.
“Now that the slate is clean we look forward wearing their designs once again.
“We love Italy! #ShareTheLove”
However, things aren’t entirely peaceful for the singer.
He has recently started a separate feud with the right-wing Mayor of Venice, after his children’s favourite books were banned from schools in the city.