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George Michael Hospitalized

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Popular musician George Michael was rushed to the hospital last week in London, and is now recovering.

The Cypriot-British entertainer was transported by an ambulance, after a friend made an emergency 999 call. According to Parikiaki, a London Ambulance Service spokesperson described, "We were called just before 8 a.m. on May 22. We sent two ambulance crews and staff treated one patient, a man, who was taken to hospital."

Michael's agent stated, "George Michael was in hospital for routine tests but there is nothing further to say". The singer, whose given name is Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou, almost died three years ago after catching pneumonia.

Michael has had numerous medical-related serious incidents over the span of his career. Many of them had to due with his drug use. In 2010, he was sentenced to eight weeks behind bars after crashing his Range Rover into a store in London. In 2006, he lost his license for two years and was sentenced to 100 community service hours, after driving under the influence of drugs and was found passed out in his Mercedes.