The singer, George Michael has revealed he has been left with a five-week gap in his memory after suffering a life-threatening bout of pneumonia
Speaking about his illness, he said that for three weeks it was “touch and go” whether he pulled through..
Michael, 48, said he even had to learn to walk again as his muscles wasted away during his recovery from the illness late last year.
He told radio presenter Chris Evans that the severity of the illness could have been avoided if he had followed advice to have a health check weeks earlier.
He said: “I didn’t get myself checked out. I took it for granted that I’d just fought off flu.
“Then one afternoon I suddenly felt really odd, and that’s the last thing I remember for five weeks.”