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George Michael In Love... With Himself

Nov. 7 2008, Published 12:38 p.m. ET

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Sure, George Michael has been arrested for drunk driving, possession of drugs, and public lewdness. But nothing tops his newest act: buying a rendering of his face made from 24-karat gold!

Oh, and it's also covered in diamonds.

He was inspired to commission this piece after seeing the sculptures on the British show The Dragons' Stories.

Artist Laban Roomes, who made the bust, said "These statues sparkle like you wouldn't believe. They are the perfect Christmas present."

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The 44-year-old singer is reportedly blowing close to $2 million for this sculpture. Then again, considering that he owns a diamond encrusted skull created by Damien Hirst, worth $50 million, that's just pocket change.


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