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Brooke Shields Confirms George Michael Is Out Before Telling World About Their Date

One night, in a limo, he told the driver to keep driving around. I thought it was finally going to happen. He looked me deep in my eyes and carelessly whispered, ‘We’ve got to take a break. I’ve got to concentrate on my career’. I cried all semester. I still didn’t know! But when I heard him sing ‘I’m never gonna dance again’ on my clock radio, finally I knew that that song was about me!

—Brooke Shields, reflecting on her brief romance with George Michael, just like Tiffany did with Jonathan Knight. Michael has a slightly different version of their affair. [Musto]