Boy George: I looked like a lesbian



Tags:
'Horrible' prison clothes to blame, says singer
Boy George: I looked like a lesbian.

BOY GEORGE has given prison fashion the thumbs down, singling out gaol denim as particularly "horrible".

"You have to wear these really horrible denim trousers and a stripy shirt tucked in. I looked like a lesbian," the singer told Sony Ericsson Pocket TV.

On the plus side, George, who spent four months in Newmarket's Edmunds Hill prison last year, was able to wear his own clothes most of the time, but there was a catch.

"You wear your own clothes in the daytime - nothing too fancy - you're not allowed hoods. Hoodies are banned," he said.

Summing up his sartorial experiences in chokey, George said:

"It wasn't anything like the new Lady GaGa video: it was not like that at all."

Despite George's protestations, prison gear is reckoned to have had a major influence on fashion over the last couple of decades.

For example, experts believe the fads for wearing jeans very low and trainers very loose stem from life inside, where belts and laces are often confiscated.




See Also

Paris Hilton. Copyright LondonNet LimitedEntertainment - Latest gossip and stories from the world of celebs...
Restaurants
Dining - Find and book a special meal at one of our many restaurants...
London Accommodations
Accommodations - Hotels, apartments, budget options...
Clubs
Clubs - Find out which nights are your nights for clubbing...
Art
Arts - What's on at London's galleries, and buy tickets...
London Cinemas
Cinema - All you need to know about the latest movies...
Shopping in LondonFashion - What's hot on the high street and cool underground...
Music
Music - Gigs, album reviews, interviews and more...