Why Elton John is boycotting Dolce and Gabbana

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Italian fashion designers Domenico Dolce, right, and Stefano Gabbana accept applause from the audience at the end of their men's Autumn-Winter 2014 collection, part of the Milan Fashion Week, unveiled in Milan, Italy, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
Elton John is among the stars who have taken a stand against comments made by Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana, the designers behind Dolce & Gabbana. In an interview with Italian magazine Panorama, the collaborators are quoted as saying that IVF results in "children of chemistry, synthetic children. Uteruses for rent, semen chosen from a catalog." The pair were romantically linked before breaking up in 2005, and they acknowledged their sexuality in the interview.
Fashion designers Domenico Dolce, right, and Stefano Gabbana acknowledge the applause of the audience after presenting their D&G Fall/Winter 2005/2006 fashion collection, in Milan, Italy, Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2005. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
Domenico Dolce, Stefano Gabbana attend a private dinner celebrating the Victoria and Albert Museum's new exhibition 'The Glamour Of Italian Fashion 1945 - 2014' at Victoria and Albert Museum on Tuesday, April. 1st, 2014. (Photo by Jon Furniss/Invision/AP)
Italian fashion designers Domenico Dolce, left and Stefano Gabbana pose in 1992. (AP Photo)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - MARCH 02: Sir Elton John and David Furnish arrive for the 22nd Annual Elton John AIDS Foundation's Oscar Viewing Party held at West Hollywood Park on March 2, 2014 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
The official proclamation of the impending civil partnership between pop star Sir Elton John, and his Canadian partner David Furnish is pinned to the notice board at Maidenhead Town Hall, England, Monday Dec. 5, 2005. The couple the couple plan a private ceremony in nearby Windsor, where they have a home, after the mandatory 15-day waiting period. Gay couples in Britain began registering for civil partnerships Monday as a law took effect giving them many of the same legal rights as married heterosexuals. (AP Photo/ Max Nash)
Windsor, United Kingdom: A marquee is erected in the grounds of Sir Elton John`s country house in Windsor, in Berkshire, 19 December 2005, in preparation for a party to be held after Elton John formalises his relationship to long-term lover David Furnish at the Windsor Guildhall on Wednesday 21st December 2005. The first civil partnership ceremonies for gay couples in the UK are being held in Northern Ireland today, followed by Scotland on Tuesday and England and Wales on Wednesday. AFP/ ANDREW STUART (Photo credit should read ANDREW STUART/AFP/Getty Images)
The crowd show their support with face-masks and a celebration cake!; Sir Elton John & David Furnish's civil partnership ceremony. The celebrity couple tied the knot before Christmas, after The Civil Partnership Act is brought into force.; Windsor Guildhall, Windsor, Berkshire.; 5th December 2005; Job: 10058; Ref: Patrick / Celebs; (Photo by Patrick Catler/Photoshot/Getty Images)
Backdropped by a statue of late Queen Victoria and the walls of the Windsor Castle, one of the official residencies of Queen Elizabeth II, the car with pop star Elton John and his longtime partner David Furnish leaves the Guildhall after they had a civil ceremony in the town of Windsor, England Wednesday Dec. 21, 2005. John and Furnish were the most prominent of hundreds of same-sex couples planning to form civil partnerships in England and Wales on Wednesday, the first day that such ceremonies become possible. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
Filmmaker David Furnish and rock star Elton John wave to waiting members of the public outside Windsor's Guildhall, England, Wednesday Dec. 21, 2005, where they were joined in a civil union.The couple are among hundreds of same-sex couples to wed in civil partnerships in England and Wales on Wednesday, the first day that such ceremonies become possible. Ceremonies were held earlier this week in Northern Ireland and Scotland.(AP Photo/Haydn West)
Pop star Sir Elton John , right, and his longtime partner David Furnish, smile to media and the public after they had a civil ceremony at the Guildhall in the town of Windsor, England in this Dec. 21, 2005 photo. Sir Elton John and David Furnish are honeymooning in Venice after tying the knot in a civil union ceremony in Britain last week, Italian news reports said. The couple took a water taxi to St. Mark's Square, lunched at Harry's Bar and shopped in the romantic canal city, the ANSA news agency and the Venice daily "The New Venice and Mestre" reported Saturday Dec. 24, 2005. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis/File)
Former Spice Girl Victoria Beckham, right, arrives with an unidentified friend to Sir Elton John's and David Furnish's reception in Windsor, England, Wednesday Dec. 21, 2005. Britain's showbiz royalty _ Sir Elton John and Canadian filmmaker David Furnish _ exchanged vows and diamond wedding bands Wednesday during a ceremony that capped the first week of legalized civil unions in the United Kingdom. (AP Photo/ Gretel Ensignia)
Pop star Elton John, right, and his longtime partner David Furnish, embrace as they wave to members of the media and the public after they had a civil ceremony at the Guldhall in the town of Windsor, England Wednesday Dec. 21, 2005. John and Furnish were the most prominent of hundreds of same-sex couples planning to form civil partnerships in England and Wales on Wednesday, the first day that such ceremonies become possible. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
Liz Hurley arrives with her partner to Sir Elton John's and David Furnish's reception in Windsor, England, Wednesday Dec. 21, 2005. Britain's showbiz royalty _ Sir Elton John and Canadian filmmaker David Furnish _ exchanged vows and diamond wedding bands Wednesday during a ceremony that capped the first week of legalized civil unions in the United Kingdom. (AP Photo Gretel Ensignia).
Former Spice Girl Victoria Beckham arrives with an unidentified friend to Sir Elton John's and David Furnish's reception in Windsor, England, Wednesday Dec. 21, 2005. Britain's showbiz royalty _ Sir Elton John and Canadian filmmaker David Furnish _ exchanged vows and diamond wedding bands Wednesday during a ceremony that capped the first week of legalized civil unions in the United Kingdom. (AP Photo/ Gretel Ensignia)
British actor Michael Caine and his wife Shakira arrive to Sir Elton John's and David Furnish's reception in Windsor, England, Wednesday Dec. 21, 2005. Britain's showbiz royalty _ Sir Elton John and Canadian filmmaker David Furnish _ exchanged vows and diamond wedding bands Wednesday during a ceremony that capped the first week of legalized civil unions in the United Kingdom. (AP Photo Gretel Ensignia).
A British police officer stands near to a poster set up by a fan across the street from the Guildhall, Windsor, England, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2005, where pop star Elton John and his longtime partner David Furnish were to take part in a civil union ceremony. The poster features the couple and Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, outside Windsor Castle, a centuries-old seat of British royalty west of London. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
David Furnish, partner to British pop star Elton John, stands next to a life size chocolate model of John at Madame Tussauds in London, Tuesday, June 14, 2005. The model took some 1,000 hours to create and the chocolate figure weighs 126 kilos. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
James Blunt during Sir Elton John and David Furnish's Civil Partnership Ceremony - Reception Arrivals at Windsor Guildhall in Windsor, Great Britain. (Photo by J.Tregidgo/WireImage)
Ringo Starr and wife Barbara Bach during Sir Elton John and David Furnish's Civil Partnership Ceremony - Reception Arrivals at Windsor Guildhall in Windsor, Great Britain. (Photo by J.Tregidgo/WireImage)
Kelly Osbournce and Sharon Osbourne during Sir Elton John and David Furnish's Civil Partnership Ceremony - Reception Arrivals at Windsor Guildhall in Windsor, Great Britain. (Photo by J.Tregidgo/WireImage)
Sam Taylor-Wood and Guest during Sir Elton John and David Furnish's Civil Partnership Ceremony - Departures at Windsor Guildhall in Windsor, Great Britain. (Photo by J.Tregidgo/WireImage)
Sir Elton John during Sir Elton John and David Furnish's Civil Partnership Ceremony - Departures at Windsor Guildhall in Windsor, Great Britain. (Photo by J.Tregidgo/WireImage)
Jamie Cullum and Guest during Sir Elton John and David Furnish's Civil Partnership Ceremony - Reception Arrivals at Windsor in Windsor, Great Britain. (Photo by C. Uncle/FilmMagic)
Hugh Grant during Sir Elton John and David Furnish's Civil Partnership Ceremony - Reception Arrivals at Windsor in Windsor, Great Britain. (Photo by C. Uncle/FilmMagic)
Tim Burton and Helena Bonham Carter during Sir Elton John and David Furnish's Civil Partnership Ceremony - Reception Arrivals at Windsor in Windsor, Great Britain. (Photo by C. Uncle/FilmMagic)
Atmosphere at the Windsor Guildhall in Windsor, United Kingdom. (Photo by Jamie Tregidgo/WireImage)
WINDSOR, United Kingdom: British pop singer Sir Elton John blows a kiss to fans at the Guildhall in Windsor, 21 December 2005, after conducting a short civil 'wedding' ceremony with his partner David Furnish at the registry office in Windsor. Hundreds of gay and lesbian couples, led by pop star Elton John and his Canadian partner, David Furnish, were making history Wednesday as they became the first in England and Wales to tie the knot in civil partnership ceremonies. AFP PHOTO/ODD ANDERSEN (Photo credit should read ODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 28: Elton John (R) and David Furnish attend the Elton John AIDS Foundation's 13th Annual An Enduring Vision Benefit at Cipriani Wall Street on October 28, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by D Dipasupil/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 28: (L-R) David Furnish, Andrew M. Cuomo and Elton John attend the Elton John AIDS Foundation's 13th Annual An Enduring Vision Benefit at Cipriani Wall Street on October 28, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images)
Musician Elton John and partner film maker David Furnish kiss after being presented HRC's National Equality Award at the 18th annual Human Rights Campaign (HRC) National Dinner in Washington on October 25, 2014. HRC is the largest US civil rights organization working to achieve equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. AFP PHOTO/Nicholas KAMM (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)
WINDSOR, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 04: PREMIUM PRICING APPLIES. Sir Elton John and David Furnish attend La Nuit Des Etoiles night club at the Woodside End of Summer party to benefit the Elton John AIDS Foundation sponsored by Chopard and Grey Goose at Woodside on September 4, 2014 in Windsor, England. A percentage of revenue from the sale of this image will be donated to the Elton John AIDS Foundation. EJAF is one of the world's largest HIV grant-makers ejaf.org/London (Photo by Dave Benett/Elton John AIDS Foundation/WireImage)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - SEPTEMBER 23: David Furnish, Elton John and David Cooley attend The Abbey Food & Bar's 9th annual Christmas in September event at The Abbey on September 23, 2014 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Tibrina Hobson/Getty Images)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - MARCH 02: David Furnish (L) and Interior designer Martyn Lawrence Bullard attend the 22nd Annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party at The City of West Hollywood Park on March 2, 2014 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Michael Kovac/Getty Images for EJAF)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - MARCH 02: Sir Elton John (L) and David Furnish attend the 22nd Annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party at The City of West Hollywood Park on March 2, 2014 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Michael Kovac/Getty Images for EJAF)
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Sir Elton John won't be seen wearing Dolce and Gabbana.

John is boycotting the brand after Italian fashion designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana gave an interview to Panoramaand expressed their views on "gay adoptions" and IVF.

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"You are born to a mother and a father. Or at least that's how it should be," Dolce said. "I call children of chemistry, synthetic children. Rented wombs, semen chosen from a catalog."

Gabbana added, "The family is not a fad. In it there is a supernatural sense of belonging."

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On Sunday, the singer-songwriter reacted on Instagram saying, "How dare you refer to my beautiful children as 'synthetic.' And shame on you for wagging your judgmental little fingers at IVF - a miracle that has allowed legions of loving people, both straight and gay, to fulfill their dream of having children."

He further slammed the designers, "Your archaic thinking is out of step with the times, just like your fashions. I shall never wear Dolce and Gabbana ever again. #BoycottDolceGabbana."

John, 67, officially tied the knot with his love David Furnish, 52, in December. They are parents to sons Zachary, 4, and Elijah, 1. Both were born to a surrogate mother.

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