Elton John is making the most of being in lockdown with his family.
Elton John has admitted he is loving being in lockdown as it means he is able to spend more time with his sons and husband.
Elton revealed he was embracing the unusual situation as the world tries to slow down the spread of coronavirus. He told Zane Lowe on Apple Music: ‘This is the time where people are going to spend more time with their families than they’ve ever done before. ‘And so far, again, check with me in two weeks, I’m enjoying it so much because I don’t spend that much time with my family during the day and I’m loving every second of it.
Due to his busy work and touring schedule, Elton doesn’t get to spend as much time at home as he would like, but has been making the most of spending more time at home. He revealed what the family were doing to kill time during self-isolation: ‘We’re playing every day, at 5.30 we play Snakes and Ladders, which in America is called Chutes and Ladders, and it’s become a family routine now and it’s fantastic. ‘To be honest with you, it’s great to be able to spend this much time with my boys because normally I don’t, even though they’ve been on the road with us since November in Australia and New Zealand.
This is 24/7 with them and it’s fantastic. I mean I’m saying that after a week, check on me in about three weeks.’ Seeing the silver lining in the situation, Elton also hoped the change in lifestyle would bring positive effects for most people. He explained: ‘Maybe this will bring people together and be far more thoughtful about each other in a world where we’re so selfish, me included. ‘And it gives us time to reflect on what life’s all about. And life is about love and sharing and generosity of spirit and coming together as one I hope will be the result of this.’