George Michael Leaves Hospital Two Weeks after Car Accident

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George Michael | Photo Credits: Dave J Hogan/Getty Images

George Michael is out of the hospital and recovering from head injuries he sustained in a May 16 car accident, according to his website.

"We can confirm that George Michael has been discharged from hospital and continues to rest and recuperate," a message posted Wednesday said. "He is well and thanks everyone for all the messages of support."

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Michael, 49, was hospitalized for more than a week after the car he was traveling in crashed on England's M1 motorway. Michaels, a passenger in the car, reportedly fell from the vehicle. He was taken to a local hospital and treated for "superficial cuts and bruises," according to a statement by his rep at the time.

Prior to the accident, Michael was also hospitalized for a month in 2011 with a severe case of pneumonia.

Best known for hit songs such as "Faith," "I Want Your Sex" and "Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go," as one half of Wham, Michael released his most recent album, the greatest hits compilation 25, on 2006.

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