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Elton John Will Not Play at Donald Trump's Inauguration, Despite Report

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Elton John will not play at Donald Trump‘s Jan. 20 inauguration in Washington, D.C., despite a previous report from a Trump aide.

“Elton will not be performing at Trump’s inauguration,” a rep for the artist tells EW.

The rumor was set in motion on Tuesday when Anthony Scaramucci, vice chair of the presidential inaugural committee, told the BBC that the legendary Grammy-winner would be performing a concert, and that his participation represented Trump’s dedication to LGBT rights.

“This will be the first American president in U.S. history that enters the White House with a pro-gay rights stance,” Scaramucci told the BBC.

John was a vocal supporter of Hillary Clinton during the 2016 campaign, and performed a medley of his greatest hits at a March fundraiser for the Democrat.