George Michael gets eight weeks jail for drug driving

Michael will serve just four weeks in prison, with the rest of his sentence spent under the supervision of the probation service, reported BBC online.The 'Careless Whispers' singer was arrested in July in Hampstead, north London after driving his Range Rover into a photo shop.

Last month, he was handed a six-month interim driving ban after pleading guilty to driving under the influence of drugs and possessing cannabis.The singer was greeted by a horde of photographers as he arrived at Highbury Corner Magistrates Court today.

In May 2007, he admitted another charge of driving while unfit through use of drugs at Brent Magistrates Court in London.Michael was found slumped at the wheel of his car in the early hours of 4 July having crashed it into a branch of photographic store Snappy Snaps.
He was arrested and taken to Hampstead police station, where he was found to be carrying cannabis cigarettes.

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