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Boy George

Boy George (born George Alan O'Dowd on 14 June 1961) is an English singer-songwriter, who was part of the English New Romanticism movement which emerged in the early 1980s. His music is often classified as blue-eyed soul, which is influenced by rhythm and blues and reggae. His 1990s and 2000s-era solo music has glam influences such as David Bowie and Iggy Pop. He also founded and was lead singer of Jesus Loves You during the period 1989–1992. Being involved in many activities (among them songwriting, DJing, writing books, designing clothes and photography), he has released fewer music recordings in the last decade. Boy George was born George Alan O'Dowd at Barnehurst Hospital in Bexley, Kent on 14 June 1961, to Jeremiah and Dinah O'Dowd (née Glynn), who were originally from Thurles, County Tipperary, Ireland. He lived with his family on the Middle Park Estate at Joan Crescent London SE9. He attended Eltham Green School in Eltham. He is one of six children. His siblings are Richard, Kevin, David, Gerald, and Siobhan. He was a follower of the New Romantic movement which was popular in Britain in the early 1980s. George frequently lived at the infamous Warren Street Squat in Central

Boy George Gets 15 Months

Boy George
Gets 15 Months

Boy George just has been sentenced to 15 months behind bars for chaining up a male escort in his London apartment. A British judge handed down the sentence this morning following BG's conviction… READ MORE >

Boy George Escorts Himself Outside

Boy George Escorts Himself Outside

Wearing no makeup or his usual barrage of outlandish accoutrements, Boy George left his London home on Wednesday, looking like an engorged shell of his former self.The 47-year-old fallen '80s… READ MORE >

- 2669 days ago
Boys Will Be Dames

Will Be Dames

Here's 47-year-old convicted man-whore beater Boy George (left) performing in London on Tuesday -- and comedian Dame Edna Everage (right) in L.A. on Monday.Neither of them are Long Island… READ MORE >

- 2693 days ago
"Boy George Handcuffed a Hooker" Trial - Day 1

"Boy George Handcuffed a Hooker" Trial - Day 1

It has everything -- hookers, handcuffs, erotic photo shoots and a fallen scalp-tatted celebrity who's freedom is on the line -- welcome to the Boy George Handcuffed a Hooker Trial -- Day… READ MORE >

- 2720 days ago
Oh Boy, George!

Oh Boy, George!

They say black is slimming.With his North American tour scrapped due to legal troubles, Boy George, 47, was snapped lumbering through Ireland in his Homer Simpson funeral drag on Wednesday.Time is… READ MORE >

- 2857 days ago
No Boy! George's Tour Out in the Cold

No Boy! George's Tour Out in the Cold

Who really wants to hurt him?! Culture Club's frontman's plans for a North American tour have gone up in smoke because of pending charges of false imprisonment in the UK.Much to the dismay of… READ MORE >

- 2866 days ago
Boy George: 'Memba Him?!

Boy George:
'Memba Him?!

In the '80s, Boy George became a pop icon as the androgynous lead singer of Culture Club. Guess what he looks like now! READ MORE >

- 2990 days ago
Rosanna & Boy George: Desperately Seeking the '80s

Rosanna & Boy George: Desperately Seeking the '80s

Time, oh give them time! Rosanna Arquette (David and Patricia's 48-year-old sister) and Boy George, 46, were spotted reminiscing about the good ol' days at a fragrance launch party in London on… READ MORE >

- 3067 days ago
Boy George Charged with Allegedly Chaining Model

Boy George
Charged with Allegedly Chaining Model

Boy George, 46, was formally charged in London after a 28-year-old man accused the Culture Club's cross-dressing crazy of false imprisonment and common assault.Multiple reports from the UK claim… READ MORE >

- 3097 days ago
Oy, George!

Oy, George!

All decked out in a Star of David necklace and tired Liza Minnelli '80s drag makeup, Boy George was ready to observe Yom Kippur. Synagogue of the Poison Mind!Clad in his working girl… READ MORE >

- 3150 days ago

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