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Sarah Michelle Gellar Mistakenly Thought Boy George Had Died

Sarah Michelle Gellar Mistakenly Thought Boy George Had Died

Sarah Michelle Gellar mistakenly heard that Boy George had died last night and tweeted a tribute to the singer, who is really alive and well.

George Michael passed away on Christmas Day and the actress quickly corrected her mistake after fans pointed out the error.

“Do you really want to hurt me? I guess you do 2016,” SMG tweeted on Sunday night. She added the hashtag #ripboygeorge.

Click inside to read what Sarah Michelle Gellar tweeted to apologize for the mistake…

“Just as sad when you get the correct information- #ripGeorgeMichael thank you to everyone who corrected me- it’s still so sad. And for the record yes I completely know the difference between Boy George and George Michael – I heard incorrectly. My intentions were good. This is usually why I don’t comment on public matters, but it all seemed so sad on Christmas. Lesson learned,” Sarah tweeted to correct the mistake.

Boy George spoke out to pay tribute to his late friend.

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  • DARRELL BOWLING

    I believe her. You hear false information all the time especially on the internet. This is nothing to be ashamed about.

  • j b

    They both were gay so what is the difference.

  • Gina

    Awkward.

  • Gina

    Awkward.

  • Mark Bellamy

    What a classy person. Usually people try to be cool or cover up, she states her mistake and moves on. I’ve always liked Gellar but this makes me even more in her camp.

  • river song

    Maybe she knows something we do not

  • BT

    It is kind of amazing that Boy George has outlived so many of these stars; there was a time when it looked like he would go first. (I also figured the same about Holly Johnson from Frankie Goes to Hollywood). Goes to show you how little we can predict.

  • jinxie clark

    the reporter on msnbc news couldn’t get his name or date of birth right. kept calling him ‘michael george’ and said ‘he was born in 1953′, so can’t really give her a hard time for getting it wrong.

  • jinxie clark

    what a freaking homophobe remark. trump supporter???

  • lvginclp

    Deflecting the blame then blaming the system. What a Republican cunt.

  • kennyfnpowers707

    Cry much?

  • Wendy

    And reason number 1 why i’m not on twitter….too many people have to be assholes about everything. She made a mistake, get over it. I always picture twitter trolls sitting in their parents basements ferociously banging their keyboards to get their point across lol.

  • Angel OSteen

    I knew George Michael died but when someone said that Boy George was doing a tribute even I got confused. It happens to the best of us and so did she!

  • Ot Tap

    boy george danceing on hot coals now.

  • http://www.soundcloud.com/cigo8179 eternalfratboy

    epic fail!!!

  • Phil the Donahue

    Uh- huh cause hell is real. Lol.

  • mastema

    they’ve got to be right about something, and all they have to be right about are trivial mistypes or misunderstandings on the intertubes. very pathetic no?

  • j k

    More differences between one another unlike your inbred family genes.

  • j k

    More differences between one another unlike your inbred family genes.

  • j k

    More differences between one another unlike your inbred family genes.

  • xica

    No, Georgie boy is still left

  • FerCat

    The brain can sometimes do it’s own erroneous auto-correct.

  • Joy

    It was a gross and tacky tweet if he HAD died. Ew.

  • Joy

    It’s not *slightly wrong* if you’re the coroner, cracking the wrong chest open. ;)

  • west

    probably a hillary supporter

  • Ot Tap

    yes it is

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  • Jon M’Shulla

    Wishful thinking Sarah?

  • j b

    Donald Trump is the future Supreme Leader of the United States. Hopefully he lets some of us regular guys grab some pussy without permission as well.

  • Blake

    how can you get it mistaken? its all over the news

  • Rory O’Flaherty

    Relax. Short of rolling around a plastic bridge on wheels everywhere, it’s pretty evident he’s trolling.

  • MEEfO

    She did try to cover up by claiming that she knows the difference between Boy George and George Michael when clearly she didn’t.

  • MEEfO

    Really find me one source anywhere who reported Boy George had died and not George Michael. It didn’t happen.