George Michael launched into an extraordinary defense of his pot smoking habit in an ITV1 interview in which he openly smoked a joint before the cameras. “This is the only drug I’ve ever thought worth taking but you have to wait. It never occurred to me to take even this until I was about 22 or 23,” the singer stated. “This stuff keeps me sane and happy. I could write without it…if I were sane and happy. I’d say it’s a great drug – but obviously it’s not very healthy. You can’t afford to smoke it if you’ve got anything to do. Anything at all would be foolish.” George’s appearance on ‘The South Bank Show’ airs later this month.
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