Boy George gets black eye in nightclub attack

Culture Club singer posts photo of his injury on Twitter

Boy George gets black eye in nightclub attack
04 April 2012

Boy George got an answer to the question posed in his famous hit Do You Really Want to Hurt Me?

The one-time lead singer for the band Culture Club was leaving the Amadeus nightclub in North Yorkshire on Saturday night when a drunken woman lunged for his hat and in the process hit him in the eye, according to Daily Mail.

The woman was asked to leave the club.

The singer, whose real name is George O'Dowd, declined to press charges against the woman. But he did document his injury on Twitter with the comment: 'Looking pretty after getting assaulted on Saturday night.'

'I have one big bruised eye! Sweet,' he added.

He worse a customized pair of sunglasses after the incident to cover up the injured eye.

George, 50, is now a successful DJ, had planned to do a reunion album with Culture Club this year but that project has been shelved.

The singer has had a string of legal troubles connected to a heroin addiction. In 2009, he served four months in prison after being convicted of false imprisonment.

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