Singer George Michael, who landed himself a stint in jail after being arrested for crashing his car under the influence of cannabis, has been released after serving just half of his 8 week sentence.
The former Wham! star seemed to be in high spirits as he spoke to reporters outside his home in London: “I’m coming out here on my own so that you’ll realise I just want to start again.
As reported by Daily Mail, the 47-year-old singer was moved to the more cushy good behavior unit of Highpoint after spending three nights in London’s tough Pentonville prison. Highpoint is also referred to as Hi-de-Highpoint, named after the TV holiday camp comedy because of its relatively lax regime. Other inmates were not particularly impressed with Michael’s apparently preferential treatment; it’s the norm for prisoners to have to wait for months, sometimes even years, before they receive a place on the wing.
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