George Michael

Emilia Clarke flattered by fans’ reaction to Game of Thrones ending

Emilia Clarke flattered by fans’ reaction to Game of Thrones ending

Emilia Clarke was actually "flattered" by some fans’ negative reaction to the ending of ‘Game of Thrones’. The 33-year-old actress played Daenerys Targaryen from Season One in the HBO fantasy series until the end this year and although 1.7 million viewers signed a petition demanding a rewrite of the finale, Emilia thinks those moans shows the passion fans have for the p... »

Martin Kemp disappointed when George Michael came on date

Martin Kemp disappointed when George Michael came on date

Martin Kemp’s "heart sank" when he realised Shirlie Holliman had brought George Michael along on their first date. The Spandau Ballet star had arranged to meet the Wham! backing singer at London’s Camden Palace and was unimpressed to arrive and realise she’d brought her pal as a chaperone – and the late ‘Careless Whisper’ hitmaker didn’t enjoy th... »

George Michael’s posthumous new single released to spread ‘love and festive joy’

George Michael’s posthumous new single released to spread ‘love and festive joy’

George Michael’s family released the late star’s upbeat first single in seven years, ‘This Is How (We Want You To Get High)’, to spread "love and festive joy". The posthumous track was made available to stream on Wednesday (06.11.19) and will be played at the end of the forthcoming film ‘Last Christmas’ – a festive romantic comedy inspired by the... »

Posthumous George Michael single This Is How to be released this week

Posthumous George Michael single This Is How to be released this week

A posthumous George Michael single will be released on Wednesday (06.11.19). The estate of the late music icon has given permission for the new track, ‘This Is How’, to be used for the soundtrack to the forthcoming film ‘Last Christmas’ – a festive romantic comedy inspired by the music of George and his former band Wham!. BBC Radio 2 will give the single its first pla... »

Emilia Clarke felt anxious singing George Michael songs in Last Christmas

Emilia Clarke felt anxious singing George Michael songs in Last Christmas

Emilia Clarke felt intimidated by the thought of singing George Michael songs in ‘Last Christmas’. The 33-year-old actress stars alongside Henry Golding and Dame Emma Thompson in the romantic comedy film – which features music from the late singer – and Emilia has admitted she was initially overawed by the prospect of singing the iconic tunes. Speaking about her role in the... »

Andrew Ridgeley has ‘questions’ over George Michael’s death

Andrew Ridgeley has ‘questions’ over George Michael’s death

Andrew Ridgeley still has "a number of questions" over George Michael’s death. The ‘Careless Whisper’ singer was found dead at his home on Christmas Day in 2016 and although it was later determined he’d died from natural causes due to problems with his heart and liver, his former Wham! bandmate is still "uncomfortable" with the official record as he felt... »

Andrew Ridgeley had AIDS fears for George Michael

Andrew Ridgeley had AIDS fears for George Michael

Andrew Ridgeley worried George Michael would die of AIDS when he came out as gay. The 56-year-old singer’s Wham! bandmate – who passed away in December 2016 from heart and liver problems – confided in him about his sexuality in 1983, and while the ‘Careless Whisper’ singer was concerned coming out publicly would end his dreams of competing with major stars such as Mic... »

Andrew Ridgeley wants Wham! biopic

Andrew Ridgeley wants Wham! biopic

Andrew Ridgeley think a biopic about Wham! would be "marvellous". The 56-year-old singer has written about his rise to stardom alongside his late schoolfriend George Michael – who died in December 2016 – in new book ‘Wham! George and Me’ and has his "fingers crossed" that it will be picked up and adapted for the big screen. Speaking on BBC Radio 2, he sa... »

The Queen was a secret Wham! fan

The Queen was a secret Wham! fan

Queen Elizabeth II was a secret Wham! fan. The ‘Last Christmas’ hitmakers’ late manager Bryan Morrison revealed in his recently posthumously published memoir, ‘Have a Cigar!’, that Her Majesty asked to meet George Michael – who passed away in December 2016 – and his bandmates at a polo match at the Guards Polo Club in Windsor in June 1985. Bryan wrote in h... »

Fadi Fawaz slams George Michael

Fadi Fawaz slams George Michael

Fadi Fawaz has branded the late George Michael "a f***ing crack head". The former hairdresser – who has been living in a hotel after being ordered to leave the ‘Careless Whisper’ hitmaker’s London abode – has lashed out at his ex-partner in a foul-mouthed rant on Facebook. He wrote: "What a f****d up ikon who was addicted to DHB and f***ing a crack head... »

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