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George Michael going to jail

Posted by Steve Greenlee  September 14, 2010 01:50 PM

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PEOPLE-GEORGEMICHAEL_.jpgGeorge Michael is headed for the clink. The singer was sentenced to four weeks of jail and four weeks of parole for driving under the influence of drugs when he crashed his car into a London photo shop July 4, according to the Associated Press. The 47-year-old pop star, known for hits like "Faith" and "I Want Your Sex," also lost his driver's license for five years and was fined $1,930. District Judge John Perkins told the singer he had taken a "dangerous and unpredictable mix" of prescription drugs and marijuana, the AP reported. "It does not appear that you took proper steps to deal with what is clearly an addiction to cannabis," the judge said. "That's a mistake which puts you and, on this occasion, the public at risk."

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