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George Michael: 420, Yes, Pleese!

George Michael Tells All to The Guardian

George Michael is an iconic musical god!  His library of tunes, till this day, remain poetry in motion.  And who the fuck can do better – or has ever done better, in some hot pink neon booty-shorts than Georgie circa Wham!  Nobody, that’s who.

In his latest interview with The Guardian, G drops it like its hot and gives full disclosure to his “public” life, sets boundaries on what constitutes his  “private” life and hints at his musical return!  He even has a new X-Mas song.  “I’ve got some great stuff, and I don’t know whether I should release it or hold on to it. It uses my supposed infamy on my own terms,” Michael states.  Whoohooo.  And the choir sings, Amen!

Me thinks this piece is fabulously candid and should be used as a standard stateside for celebs as to what constitutes a real interview.

I especially love how Simon Hattenhouse brings Michaels’ word to close it out:  “People want to see me as tragic with all the cottaging and drug-taking… those things are not what most people aspire to, and I think it removes people’s envy to see your weaknesses.” He stops. “I don’t even see them as weaknesses any more. It’s just who I am.”

If that isn’t a man who’s found his own freedom, than I know not what is…  Bravo!

George Michael Guardian Audio Interview

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