Elton John can go ahead and sing a victory song.
A sexual harassment claim filed against “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road” singer John by his former security guard has been dropped, according to court papers obtained by TheWrap.
The suit was dismissed with prejudice, meaning that the plaintiff, Jeffrey Wenninger, cannot refile the suit.
A spokesman for the singer told TheWrap that no payment was made, and that the complaint was withdrawn.
Wenninger sued John back in March, claiming that the “Tiny Dancer” singer fondled him and attempted to touch his genitals when Wenninger was working as a personal security guard for him.
The suit claimed that Wenninger was a passenger with John in March 2014, when the singer “touched Plaintiff by placing his hand in Plaintiff’s pants, next to Plaintiff’s body, while trying to force his fingers between Plaintiff’s buttock cheeks, and attempting to grab Plaintiff’s genitals both over and under his clothing.”
Wenninger claimed that the singer “made statements to Plaintiff including telling him, ‘Get your todger out’ and ‘Say hello to Uncle Elton'” during the incident.
An attorney for John’s Rocket Entertainment Group denied the accusations, calling them “patently untrue” and characterizing Wenninger as a “disgruntled” former employee who’s “seeking to extract an undeserved payment.”
Pamela Chelin contributed to this report.