Elton John's ex-security guard drops sexual harassment lawsuit against singer

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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The case was withdrawn, with no payment made.

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."

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Musician Elton John performs as part of the Apple Music Festival in London, Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016. (Photo by Mark Allan/Invision/AP)
Musician Elton John performs during a show, in Tel Aviv. Thursday, May 26, 2016. (AP Photo/Dan Balilty)
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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.

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