Elton John credits Zoom AA meetings as a 'lifesaver' during pandemic

Singer Elton John said in a new interview that Zoom meetings hosted by Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) have been "a lifesaver" during the coronavirus pandemic.

In an interview with Meghan MarkleMeghan MarkleCBS reportedly paid upwards of M for Oprah interview with Meghan Markle, Prince Harry Judge orders UK paper to print front-page notice of its court loss to Meghan Markle Former 'Suits' co-star defends Meghan Markle amid royals controversy MORE and Prince Harry on the inaugural episode of their podcast, "Archewell Audio," the British-born musician said that he is still attended meetings every Sunday, even amid the ongoing pandemic.

"I'm a recovering alcoholic, so I have an AA meeting from this house every Sunday. I connect with my friends who I've known for over 30 years in the program, and that's great," he said in the episode.


"If I hadn't finally taken the big step of asking for help 30 years ago, I'd be dead," he said.

Prince Harry and wife Markle joined Spotify earlier this month with an agreement to produce and host podcast episodes on the platform.

“With the challenges of 2020, there has never been a more important time to do so, because when we hear each other, and hear each other’s stories, we are reminded of how interconnected we all are," they said earlier in December upon launching "Archewell Audio."