April 13, 2024
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George Michael Gay: The Wham! Star Wanted To Come Out Ages Ago, Reveals Andrew Ridgeley

George Michael Gay

George Michael Gay: While talented artists come and go, their works remain for years! We are saying so as George Michael, such a musician, has left the world, but his albums are still fresh. The British singer is one of the best-selling musicians of all time. While country music dominated the industry, he pursued popular music. Be it songwriting or visual presentation, George was much creative. His works include numerous singles and albums. Talking about his accolades, the singer has earned three Brit and two Grammy Awards. The middle-aged personality was so immensely talented that he was inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame. Besides this, he holds the tag of the most-played artist of his time, according to The Radio Academy. However, currently, the internet is flooding with George Michael Gay concerns. Read to know the back story behind the speculations.

   

Who Is George Michael?

George Michael Gay
George Michael

Was it luck of George that his first single solo topped in twenty countries? Of course not! The celebrity had always proved his talent in his works. This is why he is known to have bagged more than ten Billboard Music Awards. Born on June 25, 1963, Michael was originally named Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou. He spent his initial days in Kingsbury and attended Roe Green Junior School. Later, the singer went to Kingsbury High School. Well, George met his future Wham! Partner, Andrew Ridgeley, in Bushey. Both of them came together to form an English pop duo in 1981 named Wham! The pair was one of the most successful stars. Their sales went into million and earned huge commercial acclaim. Moreover, George Michael is known for his albums like Fantastic and Make It Big. The other popular tracks include Father Figure, One More Try, and Freedom 90.

George Michael Gay: Was He Married?

Although George Michael gay assumptions spread like forest fire, a few of his relationships were encountered with females. During the late 1980s, the Wham star dated Kathy Jeung, a makeup artist. She was said to have been spotted in one of his music videos. However, post George’s death in 2016, Kathy regarded him as a ‘true friend.’ Nonetheless, after her, the Father Figure singer began a relationship with Anselmo Feleppa, a Brazilian dress designer. Both met during a concert in 1991 and a few months later, she found him to have been suffering from HIV/AIDS. Sadly, Anselmo died of a brain hemorrhage that was discovered to be AIDS-related. So was George Michael gay?

George Michael Gay
Kenny Goss and George Michael

Further, George Michael established a relationship with Kenny Goss. According to the reports, the couple decided to register their relationship as a civil partnership in the UK. However, they dropped the plan due to certain reasons. But during his Symphonica World Tour, George Michael confirmed his breakup with Kenny. Although he never addressed the reason behind their split, many speculated that perhaps it had something to do with his sexuality. So are George Michael Gay rumors correct?

Why Did George Land Into Legal Trouble?

The first known arrest of Michael’s life arrived on April 7, 1998. A sting operation initiated by a police officer revealed him to be engaged in an objectionable act. He was caught doing some vulgarity in the public washroom. As a punishment, he has imposed a fine of $810 and 80 hours of community service. A couple of years later, he was again accused of unapproved and illegal public s*x. That was when he revealed that his partner, Kenny had no problem with Michael searching for a s*x partner locally. Later, the singer was arrested for his involvement in a drug case.

George Michael And Andrew Ridgeley

In fact, in 2010, the 53-year-old was sentenced to eight weeks imprisonment and fined. Not only this but George Michael was also banned from driving for about five years. Well, drug-related issues were reported in 2006, 2008, and 2010. He had also opened up about suffering from substance abuse for a long period of time. In one of the radio programs, George opened up about struggling with cannabis use. Two years before his death, George Michael stated that he was not consuming cannabis and also went to a drug rehabilitation center in Switzerland. But sadly, he died of dilated cardiomyopathy with myocarditis and a fatty liver.

George Michael Gay: Who Was His Guy Partner?

The subject of two recent documentaries, Netflix’s Wham! and George Michael: Portrait of an Artist, has openly discussed his sexuality. George Michael came out as gay in 1998 but initially believed himself as bisexual. The ‘Fantastic’ singer was quite interested in women, and later on, he started to fantasize about men. W hen George was just 19, he declared his sexuality as bisexual to his Wham partner, Andrew Ridgeley. Furthermore, the popular music singer said that he did not feel like developing any sort of romantic relationship with females as he identified himself as gay. His homosexuality became significant in public in April 1998. George Michael started a relationship with Fadi Fawaz, a hairstylist and photographer. According to the reports, Andrew was already aware of his bisexualality. Stay tuned to TECH RADAR 247 for more updates!

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