Finally: Boy George has reported for his community service (after he falsely reported a robbery in his apartment) - sweeping streets in Chinatown and Little Italy. However, the paparazzi likes a celebrity in an orange Department of Sanitation vest, so they have followed him around, leaving him a bity crazy:
As he went about his duties, the singer was swarmed by reporters and photographers while he stood on the median of a Lower East Side Street. He used his broom to sweep dust and leaves into the lens of a video camera.
"You think you're better than me?'' he yelled. "Go home. Let me do my community service.''
"This is supposed to be making me humble. Let me do this,'' he said. "I just want to do my job.''
Good for him! We hopes he enjoy communing with New York City streets. But if you happen to see Boy George cleaning the streets (don't bother him, or else you might need to go to an opthamologist to remove dust from your eyes), email us the dish and photos at photos(at)gothamist(dot)com.
And did Boy George realize that some youths cleaned the streets yesterday, as part of Chinatown beautification?
Photograph of Boy George on the job from Louis Lanzano/AP