Press Esc to close
Thursday 22 June 2017
News updated at 7:36 PM IST

George Michael blasts US Christian group

London, Jan 4 (PTI) 14:08 IST
'Careless Whisper' singer George Michael has blasted a US Christian group after they prayed for him to die during his recent battle with pneumonia.

The group titled as 'Christians For A Moral America' claimed that he could be ill with AIDS rather than pneumonia and said he deserved to die because of his sexuality, Daily Mail reported.

The openly homosexual singer, who battled life threatening pneumonia at the AKH hospital in Austria last year, took to his twitter account to lash out at them.

"Did you know that while I was fighting for my life in Austria there were a bunch of those lovely American 'Christian' organisations, who call themselves "Christians for a Moral America", who were actually taking the time to pray for me to die.

"How very sweet of them, considering how busy they must be on the whole. But in my opinion, and I think made evident by those who prayed for my death, there are others who use their twisted interpretations of ancient scriptures as a pathetic excuse," he posted.

Go to Top

Photo Gallery
Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo attends a training session at the Spartak Stadium in Moscow, Russia...

Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo attends a training session at the Spartak Stadium in Moscow, Russia...

A helicopter drops water as U.S. Forest Service firefighters and several other departments battle...

A helicopter drops water as U.S. Forest Service firefighters and several other departments battle...

A tiger licks a block of ice containing chicken parts offered by zoo keepers during the summer...

A tiger licks a block of ice containing chicken parts offered by zoo keepers during the summer...

Roger Waters performs during his 'Us + Them' tour stop at Staples Center on Tuesday...

Roger Waters performs during his 'Us + Them' tour stop at Staples Center on Tuesday...

Girls stand in monsoon rains beside an open laundry in New Delhi...

Girls stand in monsoon rains beside an open laundry in New Delhi...

Students and various Yoga centre members participated in International Yoga Day programme...

Students and various Yoga centre members participated in International Yoga Day programme...

Army jawans perform yoga near Line of Control in Poonch on the 3rd International Yoga Day on Wednesd

Army jawans perform yoga near Line of Control in Poonch on the 3rd International Yoga Day on Wednesd

People enjoying the rains at the historic Ridge in Shimla on Wednesday.

People enjoying the rains at the historic Ridge in Shimla on Wednesday.

Gurukul students make a human formation in the shape of International Day of Yoga logo...

Gurukul students make a human formation in the shape of International Day of Yoga logo...

BJP leaders during a celebration march after the party's victory in Municipal Corporation...

BJP leaders during a celebration march after the party's victory in Municipal Corporation...

Like us on Facebook

Copyright 2017, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bengaluru - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523
Powered by Yodasoft Technologies Pvt. Ltd.