1 Updates
Boy George keeps 'unflattering' images of himself

Boy George keeps 'unflattering' images of himself

Nov 11 2013, 8:26pm CST | by Bang Showbiz

Boy George keeps "unflattering" images of his younger self on his phone. The 52-year-old star has stored old photos of himself - where he has a double-chin, weighs about 19-stone and looks like he is...

Filed under: news

Full Story below YouTube Videos

 
 

 

22 weeks ago

Boy George keeps 'unflattering' images of himself

Nov 11 2013, 8:26pm CST | by Bang Showbiz

Boy George keeps "unflattering" images of his younger self on his phone.

The 52-year-old star has stored old photos of himself - where he has a double-chin, weighs about 19-stone and looks like he is dosed on drugs - as a reminder of how much he has changed.

He told the Daily Mirror newspaper: "I could barely look at these a few years ago. Now I look at them and just don't recognize myself - it doesn't seem like me at all.

"But I keep them on my phone so I can show people. 'This is the flattering me .... and this is the unflattering me!'

"I look back and think 'Who the hell were you? How the hell did you even cross the road when you were like that?'

"And I'm not even talking about when I was off my head - I'm talking about when I was normal."

George - real name George O'Dowd - was sentenced to 15 months in jail in 2009 after he falsely imprisoned a male escort in his East London flat by handcuffing him to a wall and beating him with a metal chain.

This came at a time when his life was spiraling out of control with his drug habits getting the better of him.

When he left prison - after being released early for good behavior - he turned his life around. He lost weight and got a nutritionist to aid a healthy diet too.

He added: "After I came out of prison I lost about four stone in two years through a vegan diet and lots of exercise but I couldn't get that final bit off.

"Then a friend told me about a nutritionist called Amelia Freer and she put me on a metabolic plan, so I'm avoiding sugar, glucose and processed food.

"Of course I can fall off the wagon... but now, for me, that's having a Snickers bar."

Source: Bang Showbiz

 

Don't miss ...

 

blog comments powered by Disqus

Latest stories

Marisa Tomei is too old to play Lady Gaga?
Marisa Tomei is too old to play Lady Gaga?
Marisa Tomei thinks she's too old to play Lady Gaga in a movie. The 'The Wrestler' actress was flattered to hear the 'Applause' hitmaker would like her to play the 28-year-old singer if there is ever a film made about...
 
 
Ryan Seacrest to quit 'American Idol'?
Ryan Seacrest to quit 'American Idol'?
Ryan Seacrest is reportedly planning to quit 'American Idol.' The 39-year-old star, who has hosted the US reality singing competition since its first season in 2002, wants to jump ship before the FOX series is cancelled...
 
 
Justin Bieber crashed Drake Bell's party
Justin Bieber crashed Drake Bell's party
Justin Bieber crashed Drake Bell's album party on Thursday night (04.17.14). The 20-year-old singer - who has been repeatedly attacked by the former Nickelodeon star on Twitter in recent months - went out of his way to...
 
 
Miley Cyrus: Shut up and let me heal
Miley Cyrus: Shut up and let me heal
Miley Cyrus has told critics to "shut the f**k up" and let her get well as she remains in hospital. The 'Wrecking Ball' hitmaker - who was admitted for medical treatment on Tuesday (15.04.14) after suffering a severe...
 
 
 

Latest from the Network

The New Role Of Leaders
When Alfred Sloan created the modern corporation at General Motors, he based it on the military.  The company was split into divisions, each with its own leadership.  Information flowed up, orders went down and your...
Read more on Auto Balla
 
Marisa Tomei is too old to play Lady Gaga?
Marisa Tomei thinks she's too old to play Lady Gaga in a movie. The 'The Wrestler' actress was flattered to hear the 'Applause' hitmaker would like her to play the 28-year-old singer if there is ever a film made about...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Hawkeye Technology Improves Time Clock Reporting and Payroll Integration in TimeClick LE 12
Logan, UT, April 18, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Hawkeye Technology, creator of TimeClick, a leading employee time clock software, announces the release of TimeClick version LE 12. This new version offers powerful new reporting...
Read more on Business Balla
 
Airbnb Cofounders Are Billionaires As Share Economy Leader Closes $450 Million Round At $10 Billion Valuation
It took a month, but Airbnb’s founders are confirmed as the share economy’s first billionaires, at least on paper. That’s because the home-sharing site has closed its new fundraising round, raising $450 million at a $10...
Read more on Business Balla
 
`Taxpayers Rely On IRS Guidance At Their Own Peril,' Tax Judge Rules
Before filing your 2013 tax return, did you  consult an Internal Revenue Service publication for clarification of some confusing point? That’s living dangerously. Or so a U.S.  Tax Court Judge declared this week. “...
Read more on Business Balla
 
Predicting The Most Expensive Games Of The 2014 NFL Schedule
Even at the times of little news during the offseason, the NFL keeps fans in anticipation of what might come next. With less than a month until the NFL Draft, the release of the 2014 NFL schedule is expected sooner. For...
Read more on Business Balla
 
How The Wealthiest Families Make And Lose Their Money -- Part 5
In this series of articles on wealth creation and maintenance, we have hit on a few key findings of researchers and practitioners.  The vast majority of family wealth stems from business ownership and not inheritance. ...
Read more on Business Balla
 
Can High-Speed Internet Spark Better-Paying Jobs?
Many of us look at high-speed internet as a way to enjoy pleasures like clearer HDTV and speedier Wi-Fi. But as lightening-fast service gets rolled out in new markets, it could also pave the way to innovation–and new...
Read more on Business Balla
 
For NHL and NBA Playoffs, Parking, Like Tickets, Also Have A Premium
When the Nets and Raptors tip off tomorrow afternoon, the NBA playoffs will be underway.  Along with the NHL playoffs, many think the next two months are the most exciting in all of sports. Over the course of the next...
Read more on Business Balla
 
The Week Ahead: A Spring Breakout for the Economy?
Just a week ago the stock market was looking quite vulnerable as most of the major averages closed near their lows last Friday, April 11. There were signs of heavy selling, so I concluded last week that “On a short-term...
Read more on Business Balla
 
 
Auto Balla Sexy Balla Sport Balla TV Balla Politics Balla Movie Balla Apple Balla Business Balla Ad Balla Celebrity Balla