Wednesday 7 December 2016

George Michael denies paper's drug claim

Catherine Wylie London

Published 13/07/2015 | 02:30

George Michael has insisted that he is “perfectly fine” after describing new allegations about drug-taking as ‘’highly inaccurate’’ (John Stillwell/PA Wire)
George Michael has insisted that he is “perfectly fine” after describing new allegations about drug-taking as ‘’highly inaccurate’’ (John Stillwell/PA Wire)

George Michael has insisted that he is "perfectly fine" after describing new allegations about drug-taking as ''highly inaccurate''.

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The story, which appeared in a British Sunday newspaper, was "incorrect'' and the matter ias "now in the hands of Mr Michael's lawyers'', the star's spokeswoman said.

Michael, who had not tweeted for two weeks, posted on his Twitter account: "To my lovelies, do not believe this rubbish in the papers today by someone I don't know any more and haven't seen for nearly 18 years.

"I am perfectly fine and enjoyed Wimbledon like the rest of you. Wish it went to five sets though!

"Lots of love, The Singing Greek xxx"

His spokeswoman said: "We refer to reports that have appeared in today's newspapers concerning George Michael.

"Whilst it is our general policy not to comment on private matters, we would in this instance note that these highly inaccurate stories have been apparently provided to the press by the wife of a very distant family member, neither of whom has had any dealings with him for many, many years.

"It is therefore unsurprising that they are so incorrect. Beyond this, we have no further comment to make as the matter is now in the hands of Mr Michael's lawyers."

Irish Independent

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