Elton John staged a protest against the demolition of the monument to Steve Jobs in St. Petersburg




Famous singer Elton John condemned the demolition of the monument in St. Petersburg to Steve Jobs as iPhone. He believes that this is due to people’s hatred toward homosexuals and urged his fans not to succumb to the calls. The musician said that such steps are unacceptable and harmful.


“Steve Jobs into oblivion because his successor Tim Cook in the company – a homosexual. Is it also turns all iPad in the promotion of homosexuality? A wonderful music of Tchaikovsky, she has also became the music of “sexual perversion”? “- Surprised Elton John.

“Being gay, I always feel welcome here, in Russia. The most important thing for me in this world – my fans, men and women who love each other, dancing to the song “Nikita”, or their children, who sing along, listening to the melody Circle of life. If I had not been honest in terms of who I am, in fact, I could not write this music. My music is not propaganda. It reflects how I see life. If we begin to persecute people for it, we will lose the human form, “- said the musician.

“Hatred – this is bad, and love is good, my music did not advocate” – said Elton John. He also said that he likes to come to St. Petersburg, he loves this city. The musician urged fans of his music did not succumb to the homophobic appeals.

The singer spoke to the audience in English, and on the big screen, his speech was duplicated in Russian. Hall met statement Elton John applause. At this time, some public organizations of St. Petersburg offered to mark the tickets to his concerts marked 18+, as a musician often uses the stage area to promote their views.

Currently, the Internet is being voted , “What should I do with the monument to Steve Jobs?”. 54% of users believe that the monument should be returned back to IFMO to the public, 22% voted for that monument in the form of the iPhone has been destroyed.

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