I don’t write that flippantly, or because I’ve been a fan of his music since the Make it Big Wham! I write it because both personally and professionally, Yog (his real name) had a profound effect on my life.I first met him when I was 16 years old; he would have been around 30.days but never felt it could develop into a relationship because I knew that, emotionally, I was a gay man.
Greek by descent, morbidly obese, lonely, and in the closet, my teenage years were shaping up to mirror his perfectly.
It is with great sadness that we can confirm our beloved son, brother and friend George passed away peacefully at home over the Christmas period.
The family would ask that their privacy be respected at this difficult and emotional time. Over the years, George Michael was involved in many relationships, but he was not married when he died.
George Michael’s heartbroken boyfriend Fadi Fawaz pictured on Christmas Eve, just hours before what would be his final visit to his long-term partner at his £4million home in Goring-on-Thames, Oxfordshire Mr Fawaz (left) last night revealed how he found the singer dead on Christmas Day.
It was rumoured he had suffered health issues and put on weight, weighing as much as 16 stone before his death (right)George Michael's hairdresser lover Fadi Fawaz (pictured left with Michael and right with the singer and Kate Moss) has claimed on Twitter that he discovered the singer's lifeless body and that he will 'never stop missing' him The source claimed that the singer would party all night at his £8million Highgate mansion in north London, saying: 'George loved having friends over and was often still going strong well into the following morning.