June 20, 2024 2:57 pm

How Disney's Only Farting Character was Created, and Elton John Killed Off One Lion King Performance
How Disney's Only Farting Character was Created, and Elton John Killed Off One Lion King Performance

How Disney’s Only Farting Character was Created, and Elton John Killed Off One Lion King Performance

The Lion King reaches its 30th anniversary in June, and as one of Disneys biggest and most successful movies of all time, that means there is a lot to be celebrated. Ahead of the milestone, Nathan Lane and Ernie Sabella, who voiced the comical pairing of Timon and Pumbaa, have been recalling their time working on the movie, including delivering Disneys first – and only – on-screen farting character, and having Elton John shut down the idea of them singing one of the movies pivotal songs.

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​Nathan Lane and Ernie Sabella have revealed the story behind Disney’s only farting character, and how Elton John said no to their version of one song. Read More