Elton John files libel suit against Times of London

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Elton John is interviewed in WashingtonLOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – Elton John is suing the Times of London for libel over stories he said falsely linked him to tax evasion. In two articles about "the secrets of tax avoiders," the Times said that Patrick McKenna of Ingenious Media was John's former accountant, allegedly implying John had been advised by McKenna to avoid paying taxes. McKenna is accused of advising wealthy British film investors to abuse movie tax breaks. The original stories were published on June 21 and discussed the film finance partnerships arranged by Ingenious Media, where McKenna served as CEO. …