Andrew Ridgeley nonetheless has ”various questions” over George Michael’s loss of life.
The ‘Careless Whisper’ singer was discovered lifeless at his residence on Christmas Day in 2016 and though it was later decided he’d died from pure causes as a result of issues together with his coronary heart and liver, his former Wham! bandmate remains to be ”uncomfortable” with the official document as he felt his buddy was in ”good well being” on the time.
And Andrew thinks there’ll at all times be uncertainty surrounding his loss of life.
Writing in his ebook, ‘Wham: George & Me’, he wrote: ”That the circumstances of his loss of life appeared unclear solely compounded the misery. Without any actual closure, the grieving appeared terribly uncooked.
”A coronary heart situation was recorded as the reason for loss of life, however there have been nonetheless various questions.
”He gave the impression to be in good well being on the time and there are conflicting reviews surrounding that evening that preceded his passing. It now appears as if we could by no means know what actually occurred.
”We don’t love our lives being monitored, so when somebody dies alone, maybe there are at all times solutions that stay out of attain.
”It nonetheless feels uncomfortable although. God is aware of what it have to be like for George’s household.”
The 56-year-old singer recalled his agonising grief when he discovered his buddy had died, as a result of it was so sudden.
He had simply despatched a textual content to George thanking him for his annual Christmas hamper and hoped they’d meet up within the New Year and shortly afterwards, the ‘Everything She Wants’ singer’s sister, Melanie, known as.
He wrote: ”There was actually nothing to trace on the terrible information that adopted. ‘Andrew, I hate to let you know this’ stated Melanie. ‘But George has died’.
”The information hit me like a punch within the intestine.
”It was as if my world had been pulled out from beneath me. I felt overwhelmed and could not fairly comprehend what was being stated. The particulars and hows and wheres rushed by.
”My greatest buddy had died on Christmas Day and now his sister was having to inform me on the cellphone.
”I am unable to think about how arduous that have to be for her to should name so many individuals and inform them the dreadful information again and again.
”But Melanie managed to carry herself collectively and delivered the main points with nice dignity.
”I put down the cellphone and, doubled over with grief, started to sob.”