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TRAILER: George Michael: Freedom

Rolling Stone reports: Showtime has shared the first trailer for their upcoming documentary George Michael: Freedom. The late singer himself provided narration for the film, which serves as his final work. Through unseen archival and private home footage, as well as Michael’s own anecdotes, the documentary focuses on Michael’s entire career but especially the height of his fame leading up ...

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Coroner: George Michael Died Of Natural Causes

The New York Times reports: George Michael, the English singer-songwriter who became a pop legend in the 1980s and ’90s and who was found dead on Christmas Day, died of a heart condition, according to a coroner’s statement released on Tuesday. Darren Salter, the senior coroner for Oxfordshire County, said Mr. Michael, 53, died at his home in Goring-on-Thames of ...

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REPORT: George Michael Secretly Donated Millions To British Hotline For Bullied And Abused Children

The Irish Times reports: Behind the headlines and huge on-stage persona, George Michael was a generous man who kept quiet about his considerable charitable donations, it has emerged.  The star donated all the royalties from his 1996 number one single Jesus To A Child to charity, and is said to have given a gameshow contestant thousands of pounds to fund ...

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BREAKING: George Michael Dies At Age 53

Yet another parting shot from 2016. The BBC reports: Singer George Michael has died aged 53, his publicist has said. The star, who launched his career with Wham! in the 1980s and later continued his success as a solo performer, is said to have “passed away peacefully at home”. Thames Valley Police said South Central Ambulance Service attended a property ...

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HomoQuotable – George Michael

“For some strange reason, my gay life didn’t get easier when I came out. Quite the opposite happened, really. The press seemed to take some delight that I previously had a ‘straight audience,’ and set about trying to destroy that. And I think some men were frustrated that their girlfriends wouldn’t let go of the idea that George Michael just ...

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Postmodern Jukebox – Careless Whisper

With gay nine-time Grammy nominee Dave Koz on sax.

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George Michael – Let Her Down Easy

Via press release: Produced by George Michael and the late, legendary Phil Ramone, “Let Her Down Easy” is taken from George’s forthcoming album, Symphonica which will also be released on March 18, 2014 from Island Def Jam. The single will be accompanied by a video directed by Vaughan Arnell, one of Britain’s foremost and most innovative music video directors, whose ...

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Gayest Closing Ceremony EVAH

Pet Shop Boys, George Michael, openly bisexual Jessie J, and a full stadium singalong with Freddie Mercury on center-stage screens. I don’t think we could have asked for much more.

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George Michael – White Light

I missed this a couple of days ago, but here’s George Michael’s reflection on his recent brush with death.(Tipped by JMG reader Don)

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#1 Twenty Years Ago Today

The only gay-gay duet #1 hit in history?

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George Michael: I Nearly Died

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George Michael To Be Home For Xmas

All those loving Christian prayers for God to smite sodomite George Michael didn’t work, as the pop star is set to be released from his Vienna hospital and “should be home by Christmas.” Within the next few days the ­superstar singer is set to be ­discharged from the hospital in Austria where he has been treated for the past month. ...

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George Michael “Steadily Improving”

George Michael’s Austrian team of doctors have issued a statement saying that the pop star’s condition has improved. They also continued to bat down rumors that his hospitalization is HIV-related. Professors Gottfried Locker and Christoph Zielinski said: “The latest development in Mr Michael’s case, which has evolved from a severe pneumococcal infection, necessitated intensive care due to its severity and ...

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Bedside Vigil For George Michael’s Family

While spokespersons continue to downplay the severity of his condition, the family of George Michael has flown to Austria for what the Telegraph describes as a “bedside vigil.” The singer, who is being treated in hospital in Vienna, Austria, is said to be responding to treatment and “slowly improving”. He had been joined by his 75-year-old father Kyriacos Panayiotou, who ...

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George Michael Hospitalized

George Michael is reportedly worsening after being admitted on Monday to an Austrian hospital for the treatment of pneumonia. His management has announced the cancellation of the remaining dates on his world tour. Via yesterday’s Vienna Times: He is currently in intensive care on the 13th floor of the red tower as a result of heart problems believed to be ...

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George Michael – True Faith

I posted the audio of this last week, here’s the trippy production video. It’s been pointed out that this isn’t actually auto-tuned, he uses a vocoder, which is not to be confused with the Talk Box.

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George Michael – True Faith

I like George Michael. I like New Order. I do not like this.(Via – Pop In Stereo)

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George Michael Gets Scruffy

An Australian newspaper is breathlessly reporting that George Michael is spending his downtime in Sydney by cruising men on the iPhone app Scruff. And that’s apparently news because he usually works it on Grindr. Now a fixture on the Northern Beaches after arriving in town for New Year, the on-the-prowl performer has apparently joined Scruff, a new iPhone application marketed ...

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Swag Tuesday

Courtesy of Fly Life Inc, today’s Swag Tuesday booty is Faith Remastered, a special new deluxe remixed double CD of the classic 1987 George Michael album. Faith Remastered will be available on the artist’s website beginning February 1st. Of the many events that truly define the evolution of global pop at the end of the 20th century, the release of ...

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Two Months Jail For George Michael

George Michael has been sentenced to eight weeks in jail for driving under the influence of GHB on his way home from London Pride in July. Michael had passed out at the wheel and crashed into a photography shop. No one was injured. Last month he pleaded guilty to driving under the influence of drugs and possession of marijuana.

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