Wikipedia on George Michael: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Michael
Once upon a time - around 1984 - George Michael was my favourite living musical performer (John Lennon having died in 1980). I particularly liked the song by Wham! called "Freedom". It was a good listen then and a good listen now. A lot happened since those days, and I am not sure George Michael himself took those lyrics seriously, but maybe he should have: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ff7IY1kPafM
Here's a different film clip - based around their tour of China in the mid-1980s - of the same song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BFwOs-jy53A This setting, of course, gives another meaning to the song.