George Michael NOT Addicted To Crack, Despite Report

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George Michael Crack rehab

By Andrew Shuster |

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George Michael is not addicted to crack cocaine, despite a shocking new tabloid report. Gossip Cop can report the allegation is not true. Not only does his rep say it’s inaccurate, but the Michael himself says it’s “rubbish.”

According to The Sun, Michael has secretly been staying in a $295,000-a month rehab facility in Switzerland for the past year while battling an addiction to crack cocaine, in addition to a myriad of other substances that have allegedly turned him into a “shaking, vomiting, drug-addled wreck.” The British tabloid published the story after speaking to Jackie Georgiou, the wife of one of Michael’s distant and estranged cousins. Georgiou told the paper that before allegedly checking into rehab, Michael was “smoking crack,” and that he would go to parties “where he was taking drugs and collapsing.”

Despite the former Wham! singer’s past problems with alcohol and pot, on which Gossip Cop has reported, the current allegations about him being addicted to crack are “highly inaccurate,” says his rep, who adds “the matter is now in the hands of Mr. Michael’s lawyers.” Michael’s rep further notes the singer has not had any contact with Jackie Georgiou for years. Additionally, Michael himself commented on the Sun story. He tweeted on Sunday that he’s “perfectly fine,” and asked fans to “not believe this rubbish in the papers today by someone I don’t know anymore and haven’t seen for nearly 18 years.”


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