Day: January 16, 2009

UK NEWS: BOY GEORGE SENTENCED TO 15 MONTHS IN PRISON

Via BBC News Singer Boy George has been jailed for 15 months for falsely imprisoning a male escort in his flat in east London. The singer, whose real name is George O’Dowd, denied the charge and claimed the victim, Norwegian Audun Carlsen, 29, had stolen photos from his laptop. O’Dowd, 47, admitted handcuffing him to a wall in April 2007 but said he did so in order to trace the missing property. Judge David Radford told the former Culture Club singer he []