He was wearing his signature glasses while he kept his tresses trimmed in a short buzz cut paired with a greying goatee.
On his birthday, George also took the opportunity to break his social media silence since reports surfaced of his treatment at the Swiss rehabilitation facility, to thank well-wishers for their tweets.
Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou (25 June 1963 – 25 December 2016), known professionally as George Michael, was an English singer, songwriter, record producer, and philanthropist who rose to fame as a member of the music duo Wham!
He was best known for his work in the 1980s and 1990s, including hit singles such as "Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go" and "Last Christmas", and albums such as Faith (1987) and Listen Without Prejudice Vol. Up to the time of his death, Michael sold more than 115 million records worldwide, making him one of the best-selling music artists of all time.
I couldn’t believe the timing, I took this as a sign — as one life leaves, another one arrives.
Nine months later Harrison Anselmo Georgiou was born, named in honor of one of the nicest people you could ever want to meet, and, of course, Yog was to be his godfather.
In other words, Michael's public confession about his orientation was tremendously brave.
In 2007, Michael confessed that: I used to sleep with women quite a lot in the Wham!days but never felt it could develop into a relationship because I knew that, emotionally, I was a gay man.I didn’t want to commit to them but I was attracted to them. In the 1990s, Michael engaged in a relationship with a dress designer named Anselmo Feleppa, who had HIV. Michael’s single “Jesus to a Child” is a tribute to the designer., the man Michael identified as his first love found out he was HIV positive six months into their relationship.Feleppa died in the early 1990s, causing the singer to enter what he described as "a deep black hole" of depression before he began dating Goss.