Fadi Fawaz denies finding new love a year after death of boyfriend George Michael
The boyfriend of late star George Michael has hit out at apparent tabloid rumours he has found love again.
Fadi Fawaz, 44, who was with Michael for what would be the last five years of his life, took to Twitter to deny he was in a new relationship.
Fawaz found the Wham! performer dead on Christmas Day 2016 at his home in Oxfordshire.
“The Media seem to be spreading romour from tomorrow that I have found love again and apprently [sic] very much in love with a new partner,” he wrote online.
“I just want to make it clear its all untrue, none of it is the truth and its all lies lies lies.”
He later added: “Please don’t believe anything you read specially tomorrows news.
“All the made up stories about me since day one are getting a bit out of line and very ridiculous. love from me x”.
Despite warning followers not to believe the stories about his love life, there was no evidence the stories were actually published.
He later added: “Sorry for the delay I was getting my facts right.”
The Lebanese born photographer has struggled to come to terms with the death of his boyfriend, repeatedly posting heart-breaking messages about how much he misses Michael.
At Christmas he spoke of his heartache a year on from the sudden death.
“I will always miss you till the day I meet you,” read the opening line,” he wrote on Instagram.
“It is what it is” Fadi wrote in the caption alongside it.”
Speaking to the Sunday Mirror Fawaz revealed that left London for Christmas – haunted by the reminders of time with his celebrity partner.
He was said to be “wounded” with grief and headed off to the countryside.
He said: “I will be spending Christmas in the countryside with some friends. I can’t stand all the Christmas trees or lights around London.
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“It makes me so sad, I just want it over and done with.”
And of the prospect of finding love again, he added sadly: “There will never be anyone ever again, that is the truth.”
He also vowed to never speak of the day he found the star dead.
He went on: “I don’t think I want another wound in my body. I don’t see the point in telling the worst day of my life to the world. George was one of a kind, I have lost a unique man.”