Posts tagged "George Michael"

Shakira, Drake, Marilyn Manson: Discover Pop Stars’ Names Before They Were Famous (VIDEO)

Hips don't lie, but stage names don't always tell the whole story. Before she was just Shakira, the Colombian native was known as Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll. On stage, Canadian rapper Aubrey Drake Graham is simply known as Drake. Along with his signature makeup, rock star Brian Hugh Warner is commonly…
By: Peggy Truong / October 4, 2012

George Michael Axes Australian Tour Due to ‘Major Anxiety’

George Michael is trying to have faith in his recovery. The British singer has canceled his Australian tour to seek treatment for "major anxiety" he's suffered since his life-threatening bout with pneumonia last winter. In a statement on his website Saturday, Michael said it "breaks my heart" to abandon his concert…
By: Cory Lopez / October 1, 2012

George Michael Sentenced to Jail Time

Looks like George Michael is going to have to muster up some faith. The oft-troubled singer was sentenced on Tuesday to eight weeks in jail, after crashing his car into a north London store while under the influence of marijuana in July. The "Freedom" singer pleaded guilty to possession of the drug and was banned…
By: / September 14, 2010

George Michael Pleads Guilty to Driving While High

Former Wham! singer George Michael pleaded guilty to driving under the influence of drugs and possession of cannabis in London's Highbury Corner Magistrates Court on Monday morning, after crashing through the front window of a Snappy Snaps photo shop in the wee hours of the morning on July 4. Subjecting Michael…
By: / August 24, 2010

George Michael Arrested After Car Crash

Pop star George Michael is in the news again for getting into trouble with the law, but this time it (thankfully) doesn't involve public toilets. According to The Sun, George was arrested this weekend after crashing into a Snappy Snaps photo store in the wee morning hours. The 47-year-old singer crashed into…
By: / July 6, 2010

George Michael Sorry for Drugs and Being Boring

Never let it be said that the Brits don't know how to party. Because that's just not the case. Although, smoking crack cocaine and marijuana in a public restroom—by himself, when his North London home is within walking distance—may be a new level of classiness for both…
By: Celebuzz / September 22, 2008

George Michael Is Still a Men’s Room Outlaw

The comeback trail for 45-year-old singer George Michael has led to him being detained by police for drug possession in a public bathroom close to his North London residence. According to the Daily Telegraph, a lavatory attendant tipped off authorities who captured the critically acclaimed performer as he smoked small amounts of crack…
By: Janie Marcus / September 21, 2008

Arresting Pics: Top 10 Celebs to Get Busted by Tuesday

It's an inevitable result of every holiday weekend—someone has a little too much fun and ends up hanging out around the kind of bars that don't serve the happy juice. But enough about Uncle Ed; let's discuss celebrities. Which stars will have a particularly captivating Memorial Day weekend? We've rounded up some prime contenders for…
By: Celebuzz / May 24, 2008