07:53 PM EDT 05/01/2015
Originally posted 04/11/2015 01:20AM
Boy George is voicing his support for Bruce Jenner as the Keeping Up with the Kardashians star transitions into a woman, and says he's "a big fan."
Originally posted 04/09/2015 07:55PM
It's a miracle.
Boy George is (finally) getting his own reality show – and who better to produce the docuseries than the guys behind Keeping Up with the Kardashians, Bunim/Murray Productions.
The show will chronicle The Culture Club frontman's move from London to Los Angeles, according to Deadline.
Originally posted 03/25/2015 08:40PM
Keith Urban has proven he can pull off skinny jeans.
Or, at least, he rocked them in the '80s, as seen in a throwback photo posted on Twitter on Wednesday to celebrate American Idol's Totally '80s-themed evening.
Originally posted 06/18/2014 02:45PM
Crooner Rufus Wainwright assembled an eclectic dream team of male vocalists for a Toronto concert last weekend. The line-up included Josh Groban, Boy George, Talking Heads frontman David Byrne, Vampire Weekend frontman Ezra Koenig, Barenaked Ladies frontman Steven Page and stage singer Brent Carver.
Originally posted 02/18/2013 05:30PM
By George, he's lost it!
Boy George showed off a svelte new figure when attending the Whatsonstage.com Awards on Sunday night in London.
Sporting his trademark eyeshadow, Boy George, 51, wore all black, save for a baby blue tie and beige hat, to the event.
As he's shed the pounds, the singer-songwriter has documented his journey on Twitter, sharing everything from advice from his doctor to reactions on his healthy lifestyle.
Originally posted 05/04/2012 03:05PM
The untimely death of Beastie Boy Adam Yauch at age 47 has drawn sympathy and sad reactions from many in the music community. Among them: Justin Timberlake, who remembered the rapper, filmmaker and father as a "true pioneer of art."
"Crushed to hear the news of Adam Yauch's passing," Timberlake Tweeted. "My thoughts and prayers are with his family and loved ones.#RIPMCA."
Jay-Z posted a black and white image of Yauch on his website with a heartfelt message, writing, "May a great musical pioneer rest in peace. Our prayers go out to his family, as his hip hop family mourns our loss and celebrates his life."
Other musicians, like Benji Madden, said the Brooklyn-born musician inspired them to pursue their dreams.
"This news hits hard," Madden Tweeted. "The Beastie Boys are 1of the reasons I do music&MCA was the captain."
Originally posted 01/21/2011 01:00PM
This time, Boy George is on the right side of the law.
The Culture Club singer returned an icon to a Cyprus church this week, after learning the work had been stolen nearly 40 years ago. Boy George (real name, George O'Dowd) purchased the piece from a London art dealer in 1985.
As it turns out, the work – an elaborate depiction of Jesus Christ – was one of several pieces taken from the Church of St. Charalambos when Turkey invaded the island nation of Cyprus in 1974. The church's bishop just happened to be watching a recent interview taped in Boy George's home when he spotted the piece, and realized it belonged to his house of worship.
Originally posted 01/16/2009 11:20AM
Boy George's troubles with the law took a serious turn in a London courtroom Friday when a judge sentenced the '80s pop idol to 15 months in jail for falsely imprisoning a male escort at his home in 2007.
Judge David Radford told the former Culture Club singer (whose real name is George O'Dowd) he was guilty of "gratuitous violence" for handcuffing and beating with a chain a 29-year-old Norwegian man he had met online and invited to his London apartment for a nude photo shoot, Britain's Press Association reports.
The incident occurred after the Norwegian, Audun Carlsen, attempted to escape.
Originally posted 12/05/2008 07:20AM
Boy George has been convicted of falsely imprisoning a male escort.
The jury in a London court sided with Audun Carlsen, 29, who claimed that the former Culture Club frontman (real name George O'Dowd), 46, had handcuffed him and beat him with a metal chain.
(The musician – best known for such '80s hits as "Karma Chameleon" and "Do You Really Want to Hurt Me" – admitted to cuffing the escort, but said it was because he suspected the man of tampering with his computer.)
According to the U.K.'s Press Association, the singer looked grim as the verdict was delivered. The singer was released on bail until his Jan. 16 sentencing.
Originally posted 11/24/2008 03:20PM
In a London courtroom Monday Norwegian escort Audun Carlsen testified that Boy George handcuffed him to a bedroom wall and beat him with a metal chain.
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