But he made everyone who knew keep it a secret until now.
Following George Michael's death, news about his many charitable contributions have popped up on the interwebs. According to the tweets, the "Faith" singer has been donating time and thousands of pounds to various charities and organizations.
"I wrote in a piece ages ago about a celeb I'd worked with tipping a barmaid £5k because she was a student nurse in debt. Was George Michael," writer Sali Hughes tweeted.
I wrote in a piece ages ago about a celeb I'd worked with tipping a barmaid £5k because she was a student nurse in debt. Was George Michael.— Sali Hughes (@salihughes) December 26, 2016
Emily Mondo revealed that he also secretly volunteered at a homeless shelter, which she had to keep secret at the time.
George Michael worked anonymously at a homeless shelter I was volunteering at. I've never told anyone, he asked we didn't. That's who he was— EMILYNE MONDO (@EmilyneMondo) December 26, 2016
See other examples of George's charitable works below.
George Michael was also the only star on HWTBAMillionaire who, when gambling all the charity's cash, said "if I lose it, I'll just pay it".— Sali Hughes (@salihughes) December 26, 2016
@richardosman he gave a stranger in a cafe £25k as she was crying over debt. Told the waitress to give her the cheque after he left.— VectorVictoria (@V3ct0rv1ct0r) December 26, 2016
In other news since his death, Spotfiy reported that streams of George's songs like "Last Christmas," "Careless Whisper" and "Faith" have gone up 3000 percent.
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