Elton John (72) is currently doing his farewell tour and that makes him look back on the most striking passages of his career. With one in particular: the time he performed with a diaper in Las Vegas.

“They should know that I was pissing myself at the time,” Elton John tells presenter Graham Norton in an interview for BBC. The music legend then appeared two weeks after he had been taken for his prostate. John therefore had no control of his bladder for a while.

The singer, who  canceled his performance in Orlando earlier this week due to an ear infection, also admitted in the same interview that he is having trouble with his baldness. “I think it’s terrible to be bald. I look like Shrek, “said Sir Elton.