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Singer Michael to write memoirs
George Michael
George Michael was banned from driving for two years last year
Singer George Michael has signed a multi-million pound deal to write his autobiography, it has been announced.

Publisher HarperCollins said Michael, 44, would write the book - due for release in the autumn - "entirely himself" without a ghost writer.

The firm said the deal was "one of the biggest ever" made in the UK.

Last year, Michael was sentenced to 100 hours of community service and banned from driving for two years after pleading guilty to driving while unfit.

"George has promised HarperCollins a no-holds-barred biography, and it's certain to be just that," Michael's manager Andy Stephens said.

"People aren't stupid. They're beginning to notice that the truth is more interesting than the stories the press come up with."



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