Elton John claims that he had to fight to tell his story his way in ‘Rocketman.” “Some studios wanted to tone down the sex and drugs so the film would get a PG-13 rating. But I just haven’t led a PG-13 rated life,” John said in an article he wrote for the UK’s Guardian.

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