Sir Elton John has criticised a Russian film company’s decision to cut gay sex scenes from his new biopic Rocketman.
The local film distributor told state news agency Tass it cut scenes from the film to comply with Russian laws.
The British singer and the makers of Rocketman issued a statement saying they rejected the censorship “in the strongest possible terms”.
Sir Elton has previously spoken out against Russian laws banning “gay propaganda”. Read more