George Michael's ex Fadi Fawaz 'arrested after allegedly hitting cars with hammer'

18 August 2020, 12:39

Fadi Fawaz and George Michael
Fadi Fawaz and George Michael. Picture: Getty

George Michael's ex-lover Fadi Fawaz, was allegedly arrested by police after reportedly "hitting cars with a hammer".

Fadi, 47, who found singer George dead in his bed on Christmas Day in 2016, was filmed in a video obtained by The Sun.

Police confirmed officers were called out to "reports of a man damaging cars with a hammer".

They said that a man in his 40s was "taken into custody and subsequently released under investigation".

Fadi Fawaz and George Michael
Fadi Fawaz and George Michael. Picture: Getty

In the video, the man filming "accused Fadi of hitting cars with a hammer", with "Fadi insisting it was his car".

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The incident took place in Bethnal Green, East London, on Friday evening.

Jeweller Kamal Hussain alleged that his wife's Toyota had been damaged, is quoted as saying: "He looked as if he had been living rough and it’s hard to believe this was George Michael’s ex.

"I heard all the commotion, then saw him as the police arrived. I recognised him from pictures of him with George."

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Fadi was not included in the Wham! star's £97 million will and was kicked out of George's London flat one year ago.