Eighties pop sensation Boy George has become a hit with the over-50's - insisting he is the new Barry Manilow.
The former hellraiser, who has battled severe drug addictions, made a name for himself as the make-up wearing, outspoken frontman of hit band Culture Club.
But the star, real name George O'Dowd, insists his fanbase has changed - confessing his latest U.K. tour has attracted a host of older ladies.
He says, "When I started this tour, I thought, 'Who is going to want come and see me after all this time'. But when you get to Norwich and Newcastle, I mean, all these weird people come along to see you, all these old ladies who dance and sing along to Karma Chameleon and shout, 'I f**ing love you George'... they were all my mum's age; it was really sweet and really funny. I've become Barry Manilow!"