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The 25th Anniversary of One of the Most Iconic Music Videos Ever

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Twenty-five years ago, George Michael refused to star in his own music video. Instead, he gathered five of the most beautiful women in the world for a six-and-a-half-minute film that would make video history.

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- George Michael approached models Linda Evangelista, Naomi Campbell, Christy Turlington, Cindy Crawford, and Tatjana Patitz saying it would be good for them, it would make them happen, to which Evangelista said "Please, we're here. We've already arrived!"

- A combination of a catchy tune, divine casting, and seductive lighting makes the video timeless and pretty awesome to this day.

- At that point of his career, George Michael was tired of fame and decided there would be no photos and no more music videos.

"Looking back, the message was clear," says Crawford. "MTV had changed the face of music—all of a sudden it mattered what musicians looked like. The video had a dark humor. It was saying, If you have to be beautiful to sell music now, let's just put five beautiful faces in there.

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bless Fincher for this masterpiece



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