George Michael’s Family, Kenny Goss, Join Him at ‘Bedside Vigil’

Singer George Michael's condition is slowly improving according to doctors, though it is still grave enough, apparently, that most of his family has come to join him at his bedside, the Irish Independent reports:

George_michaelSpecialists in Vienna, Dr Christoph Zielinski and Dr Thomas Staudinger, issued a statement today saying: "George Michael has severe community acquired pneumonia and is being treated as an inpatient. His condition has stabilised and he is responding to treatment. From the current point of view, the time until recovery cannot be estimated, but he will not be able to perform the rest of the tour. Besides medical treatment, complete rest and peace and quiet are mandatory."

The paper adds:

"He had been joined by his 75-year-old father Kyriacos Panayiotou, who is known as Jack Panos, as well as sisters Melanie, 49 and Yioda, 53. His former boyfriend, art dealer Kenny Goss, is also due to join the group in the Austrian capital shortly. The 48-year-old star’s boyfriend, hair stylist Fadi Fawaz, has kept a bedside vigil since the singer fell ill on Monday of last week."


  1. sparks says

    My family does this whenever one of us is in the hospital. Except we don’t call it a vigil, we call it visiting. *shrug*

    Hope George’s recovery goes well.

  2. RonTEX says

    I wish him the best and speedy recovery but I’m concerned about the critical nature of the pneumonia and the families rush to his bedside. I think it may be worse than they are reporting.

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