Boy George - Boy George's sober realisation

Subscribe To:

Boy George kicked his drug habit when he realised he hadn't seen a tree in three years.

The 51-year-old singer quit his deadly habits three years ago after an ''emotional'' epiphany when he suddenly discovered he was missing out on life and was out of touch with the world.

He said: ''I woke up one morning and realised I hadn't seen a tree in about three years and got quite emotional. It's like I had a pair of dark glasses on and hadn't seen things properly for a while.

''I don't think I was happy with what I had before. I felt something was missing. When you're sober, you see how other people behave and realise you don't want to be like that.''

The flamboyant star has rubbed shoulders with the likes of George Michael and Madonna and sold more than 50 million albums over the years, but confessed one of his most memorable career landmarks was finally being acknowledged by Tom Cruise on twitter.

He revealed: ''I got a tweet from Tom Cruise last year I said, 'Tweet me. I've been a fan of yours since 'Risky Business'. He didn't respond. Then I said, 'John Travolta blew me a kiss at the Grammys once, you could at least say hello!' He replied, 'We're dialling you in on Pandora [US music site] now.'

''I like Tom Cruise. I don't care that he's a Scientologist - as long as you don't hurt animals or children and you're nice to your mum!''


Tags: Boy George - Tom Cruise

Subscribe To:

More Boy George

Boy George's Culture Club Cancels All U.S. And U.K. Tour Dates

Fans were left disappointed after hearing the news that the recently reunited Culture Club have been forced to cancel all their upcoming tour dates across...

Culture Club Looked Thrilled As They Unite In New York

Boy George and his band Culture Club are snapped on leaving a building in New York. With broad grins, they briefly pose for photos before...

Isle of Wight Festival 2014 Preview

With just hours until thousands of people flock to Portsmouth and Southampton for their annual ferry trip to the Isle of Wight Festival, it's time...

Boy George Brightens Up The Red Carpet At The 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards - Part 4

Culture Club star Boy George makes his appearance on the red carpet of the 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York, where he donned...


"A Chorus of Snorting", Boy George Details Drug Use at Brit Awards 2014

Boy George has revealed the alleged drug use at the Brit Awards 2014, claiming to have heard a "chorus of snorting" in the toilets during...

Boy George - This Is What I Do Album Review

Sometimes being part of a successful band can hinder a musician. There aren't many legendary lead singers who have had solo careers that matched...

Yoko Ono's Meltdown Performers Include Boy George, Patti Smith And Thurston Moore

Yoko Ono has announced the bulk of the names for her Meltdown Festival line-up to take place in London this year, with the former wife...

Unpick This One! Liam Payne Brands Boy George "Weird" In Bizarre Twitter Spat

The One Direction boys seemed in pretty high spirits at the BRIT Awards in London last night. There was Harry, dancing around the stage like...



Boy George Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Boy George

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All