Boy George has flown back to the UK two days after his arrest on drugs charges
in New York.
Boy George touches down in London
The star refused to comment as he touched down
on Sunday. "I am not speaking to anybody about it," George told
reporters at Heathrow.
"Don't ask me any questions because you aren't
going to get any answers."
The DJ and former Culture Club singer has been
charged with possession of drugs and faces up to 15 years in jail
if found guilty.
A lawyer for George has denied that drugs
found in his New York apartment belonged to the star, say
"It was a small amount of drugs," Lou Freeman
told the New York Post.
"He doesn't know where it came from. He's had
a lot of people in his house."
The star touched down at Heathrow Airport,
outside London, on Sunday afternoon.
Police attended Boy George's home
following reports of a burglary
George called police on Friday to report a
burglary. Officers found drugs next to a computer in the
"A man who has something to hide does not call
police," said Mr Freeman.
A spokeswoman for the Manhattan District
Attorney's office said he was released after being charged with
possession of a controlled substance.
It is alleged he had more than an eighth of an
ounce (3.5g) of cocaine.
The charge carries a maximum penalty of 15
years in prison. He is scheduled to return to court on 19
He has also been charged with falsely
reporting an incident.
The star - real name George O'Dowd - rose to
fame in 80s band Culture Club.
He also suffered from a well-publicised heroin
addiction during that decade.
During the 90s, he established a successful
career as a club DJ.
He moved to the US around the time his musical
Taboo transferred to Broadway in 2003, but it received mainly
negative reviews and closed after less than three months.