Is Elton John cashing a $6.5 million paycheck to star in a UK Christmas TV ad?

Matt Baron/ShutterstockAfter starring in a recent commercial for Snickers, it looks like Elton John plans to make appearing TV ads one of his side gigs. British newspaper The Daily Mail reports that the pop-rock legend is set to earn $6.5 million to star in one of the U.K.’s most highly anticipated Christmas commercials.

Since 2007, the U.K. department store John Lewis has produced a series of splashy Christmas TV commercials, usually featuring cover versions of popular songs. But this year, instead of having someone cover an Elton …read more