Sir Elton John has settled his dispute with ex-wife Renate Blauel.
The sound engineer – who married the ‘Candle within the Wind’ hitmaker in 1984, however divorced him 4 years later – took authorized motion in July, looking for £3 million in damages, after claiming the 73-year-old singer broke the phrases of their divorce deal by revealing particulars about their relationship in his 2019 autobiography ‘Me’ and his biopic ‘Rocketman’.
She had additionally requested for an injunction to forestall future revelations, and although the phrases of the settlement have not been revealed, a joint assertion from the previous couple insisted they might not focus on each other sooner or later.
The assertion learn: “The events are glad to announce that they’ve resolved this case, in a manner that acknowledges Renate’s want for privateness.
“For her half, Renate acknowledges that Elton has acted in a dignified and respectful manner in the direction of her within the final 30 years and has been at all times glad to assist her.
“They won’t be discussing one another, or their marriage, in future and shall be making no additional remark concerning the case.”
Renate had claimed her ex-husband had made “repeated and flagrant” breaches of their divorce settlement in each his ebook and the film, together with her lawyer arguing that the revelations had worsened her psychological well being issues, together with melancholy and nervousness, and explaining her situation was “exacerbated by press curiosity in her” following the publication of ‘Me’.
In response, Elton’s authorized crew insisted the issues mentioned within the ebook and movie have been already public data and the divorce settlement solely utilized to “non-public and confidential issues”.