Did you know that George Michael planned to have a Boxing Day dinner with his ex-Wham! bandmate Shirlie Holliman, her husband Martin Kemp and their son Roman before tragic death? In addition, Roman is George Michael’s godson. Moreover, Harley Moon Kemp, the daughter of Martin Kemp and Shirlie Holliman is also George Michael’s goddaughter. That’s how much Shirlie Holliman and George Michael were close friends.
Shirlie Holliman who was part of Wham!’s backing duo Pepsi and Shirlie, and brought George along on her first date with Martin Kemp, after George set them up. Shirlie said : “George was part of me going on the date because I had Martin’s number but I didn’t dial it. George did and went ’talk to him’. “So he felt responsible for the date, but I wasn’t going on my own. So, I was the one who asked him to come to the date.”