David’s Fur­nished with Brit pass­port

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FILM-MAKER David Fur­nish has be­come a Bri­tish cit­i­zen, prais­ing the UK’s “spirit of ac­cep­tance, tol­er­ance and di­ver­sity”.

Fur­nish, who is mar­ried to Sir El­ton John, is Cana­dian but has been liv­ing in the UK for 27 years and is now a dual pass­port holder.

The 54-year-old posted a photo to his Instagram page show­ing him­self and the cou­ple’s young sons Zachary and Eli­jah hold­ing hands as they face a por­trait of the Queen and a Union Flag.

He cap­tioned the photo: “A very emo­tional morn­ing for me. This morn­ing, I was sworn in as a Bri­tish cit­i­zen.

“As an im­mi­grant, I was wel­comed with open arms. This spirit of ac­cep­tance, tol­er­ance and di­ver­sity has let me achieve a life be­yond my wildest dreams.

“I am a very blessed man and ex­tremely proud.”

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