Boy George jailed

POPSTAR Boy George has been jailed for 15 months for handcuffing a male escort to a wall and beating him with a metal chain.

POPSTAR Boy George has been jailed for 15 months for handcuffing a male escort to a wall and beating him with a metal chain.

The former Culture Club singer, whose real name is George O'Dowd, imprisoned Audun Carlsen during a drug-fuelled naked photoshoot at his flat in Shoreditch, east London.

O'Dowd, 47, was convicted of false imprisonment last year.

Sentencing the singer at Snaresbrook Crown Court, Judge David Radford told him he was guilty of “gratuitous violence”.


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