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25 years of George Michael’s ‘Outside’

October 19, 2023

Let’s go outside! 25 years ago today George Michael released arguably one of the most important singles of his career “Outside” in response to his arrest in Beverly Hills in 1998 and the homophobia that surrounded it. He refused to be shamed over his sexuality and released ‘Outside’, along with a video that used humour to poke fun at the incident.

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