George Michael’s neighbours want the shrine outside of his house destroyed
The neighbours of the late singer George Michael have hit out at the fan-made shrine outside of his house and called for its removal.
The Wham singer lived in a mansion in Highgate, North London, prior to his death on Christmas day in 2016.
Since his sudden death, the outside of the mansion has become a shrine to the late singer.
The path outside of his house has been filled with thousands of gifts and tributes to George Michael from people from around the world.
The shrine has attracted the attention of the Highgate Conservation Area advisory committee, a local group that aims to “preserve and enhance the character of the area.
Chair of the group Susan Rose told the Daily Star: “One wonders what George Michael would think of it all outside the beautiful home that he looked after so well, and right where he erected a wonderful Christmas tree every year.”
She continued: “I think a statue would be great. A lot of people in Highgate would like a permanent memorial rather than mounds of dead flowers.”
Michael’s partner Fadi Fawaz recently made headlines after deleting his Twitter account amid rumours that Michael’s family would give Fawaz the London mansion to prevent Fawaz’s tell-all book.
A similar shrine was erected outside of Michael’s home in Oxfordshire at the time of his death.
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