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Elton John World News: Red ink at high tide

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Thursday 29 January 1998 @ 1:00 - GMT

St. Louis Post-Dispatch




Elton John's pop-music empire will dry up in eight weeks unless the singer curbs his spending, a leaked letter from his accountant reveals. The letter, published in London's Mirror, claims John regularly spends $85,000-plus on Versace outfits and Theo Fennell jewels, $17,000 a month on flowers - and $850,000 on a single, one-day shopping spree.