Today in Weird: One Direction's Liam Payne Feuds With... Boy George?!

By Alicia Dennis on
(PacificCoastNews | Getty Images)Boy George is no stranger to public feuds. The man has said some deliciously nasty things about his pop contemporaries over the years, and has never seemed the least bit repentant for his acid tongue — which may be why, in 2005, fellow British singer George Michael called him "such a b**ch."So of course Boy George was just being Boy George when he complained of mistreatment by one of the One Direction boys on Twitter Wednesday night:Top marks to Harry Styles...Read Full Story

Boy George Disliked Prison, but Loves Sushi

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Boy George was released from prison, for 'good behavior', in May, after serving only 4 months of a 15-month sentence for assault and false imprisonment.  He was forced to wear an electronic ankle tag until last week, allowing authorities to monitor his location. Boy George has not yet publicly spoken about the incident which led to his imprisonment.  Scandinavian escort Audun Carlsen claimed that George and an unnamed male attacked him after a drug-fuelled photo shoot, handcuffed him and...Read Full Story

Boy George Removes Tag That Lets Police Monitor His Whereabouts

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"Karma Chameleon" singer Boy George was sentenced to wear an electronic tag on his ankle at all times as a condition of his early release from jail for his assault and false imprisonment of a male escort in 2007. Now, however, the artists has been allowed to take the tag off. He has also had a curfew, which was placed on him as part of his bail terms, lifted. Posting a picture of his ankle with the tag on his Twitter blog, George wrote underneath it "The Final Countdown." George, 48...Read Full Story

Boy George Gets 15 Months in Jail for Imprisoning Male Escort

By Jake on
Boy George may have sang "I'm a man without conviction" in his hit song "Karma Chameleon," but today he's a man with a conviction and a sentence -- 15 months in the big house for falsely imprisoning a male prostitute in his London apartment. A jury had found the pop star and club DJ (real name: George O'Dowd) guilty by a unanimous verdict last month after a relatively short seven-day trial in London.The sordid story goes like this: Boy George hired male escort Auden Carlsen and invited the...Read Full Story

Boy George Handcuffed and Threatened Male Escort, But He Wasn't Going to Kill Him

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Boy George admitted to a jury in London today that he handcuffed a male escort to his bed and threatened him, but he insists that he was never going to kill him. According to USA Today, Boy George (real name: George O'Dowd) is on trial for falsely imprisoning a man named Audun Carlsen, a 29-year-old escort whom he suspected of hacking into his computer. Reuters reported that Carlsen came over for a pornographic photo shoot, and Boy George thought he was stealing the photos off his...Read Full Story

U.S. Says 'No' to Boy George

By Tatiana Guertin on
Any Boy George fans out there counting down the days to the kickoff of his U.S., tour are going to be pretty unhappy. U.S. authorities have denied the Culture Club front man a visa to enter the country.George, who's real name is George O'Dowd, was denied the visa because he's awaiting trial in London, his managers confirmed Monday. The 48-year-old will go to trial in November on charges of false imprisonment, related to an April 2007 incident.His lawyers are looking into the situation, and...Read Full Story