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Helena Christensen shares topless photos of late ex-INXS star Michael Hutchence 

Helena Christensen has shared throwbacks of her late ex, INXS frontman, Michael Hutchence after being slammed by his sister for keeping his brain injury a secret.

The Danish supermodel dated Michael for four years following his split from Kylie Minogue in 1991. 

And sharing snaps from that time on Instagram on Tuesday, she wrote: ‘Hey Michael, was just on the phone with some friends of yours who all love you very much. 

'You made everyone feel alive and loved': Helena Christensen shared throwback photos of late ex-boyfriend INXS star Michael Hutchence on Instagram on Tuesday

‘You made everyone feel alive and loved’: Helena Christensen shared throwback photos of late ex-boyfriend INXS star Michael Hutchence on Instagram on Tuesday 

Love: She shared this sweet caption alongside the images which was met with support from her famous pals

Love: She shared this sweet caption alongside the images which was met with support from her famous pals 

‘We shared some beautiful memories and of course we laughed a lot cause being around you was so fun and joyous. 

‘You made everyone feel alive and loved, there was always such a magical light around you ~ a light that will never go out. 

‘Thank you @fabrizioferriofficial for sharing these contact sheets with me ❤️.’

The pair looked completely in love in the black and white snaps which showed them cuddling while topless in an artistic fashion. 

A host of celebrities posted in the comments section, including Linda Evangelista, Jamie Oliver and Karen Elson. 

Painful memories: The post came after Michael's sister slammed Helena for failing to reveal he suffered a brain injury on a visit to Denmark in August, 1992

Painful memories: The post came after Michael’s sister slammed Helena for failing to reveal he suffered a brain injury on a visit to Denmark in August, 1992

The post came after Michael’s sister slammed Helena for failing to reveal he suffered a brain injury on a visit to Denmark in August, 1992. 

Tina Hutchence said her family only found out three years ago that the INXS frontman suffered a brain injury after he was punched by a Copenhagen cab driver. 

Speaking to The Sun this week, Tina said she was angry the 90s supermodel waited so long to talk about the incident, after Michael famously died of suicide in a Sydney hotel room back in November 22, 1997. 

'I'm sure that if Michael (pictured with Helena) didn't have that accident in Denmark, he would still be with us today,' Tina Hutchence says

‘I’m sure that if Michael (pictured with Helena) didn’t have that accident in Denmark, he would still be with us today,’ Tina Hutchence says

‘I know Michael was so happy with Helena and there was a time when I could not imagine them not being together,’ she said.

‘But I did feel angry when I first found out about the assault, as I felt it was her duty to say something to his family.’

Tina said there were ‘awful stories’ about Michael following his death, including that he passed away from a sex act gone wrong. She said Helena could have privately reached-out to their family.

‘There were all these awful stories about Michael after he died, so for Helena not to tell us about the head injury was wrong. She was very close to our parents and could have easily reached out.’

Tina added: ‘I’m sure that if Michael didn’t have that accident in Denmark, he would still be with us today.’ 

'For Helena not to tell us about the head injury was wrong,' says Tina Hutchence (pictured)

‘For Helena not to tell us about the head injury was wrong,’ says Tina Hutchence (pictured) 

When Michael woke at the hospital after the accident, Helena says he wasn't the same person

When Michael woke at the hospital after the accident, Helena says he wasn’t the same person

Catwalk star Helena first spoke of the attack in 2019 in a documentary about the INXS frontman’s life, Mystify: Michael Hutchence.

Ms Christensen recounted the moment she witnessed the taxi driver yell at Hutchence to move out of his way before getting out of his car and punching him, ABC reported.

The punch was so forceful it pushed the singer backwards and he fell, smashing his head on the curb and leaving him unconscious in the middle of the street.

Michael famously died of suicide in a Sydney hotel room back in November 22, 1997. The INXS frontman was one of the most famous men in the world at the time

Michael famously died of suicide in a Sydney hotel room back in November 22, 1997. The INXS frontman was one of the most famous men in the world at the time

‘He was unconscious and there was blood coming out of his mouth and ear,’ Ms Christensen recalled in the documentary. 

The supermodel rushed Hutchence to hospital but thought he wouldn’t live through the night.

When he woke at the hospital, Christensen says he wasn’t the same person.

‘This dark, very angry side came out in him,’ she said.

Ms Christensen said his personality changed from ‘joyful, sweet, deep and emotional to dark and very angry’.

In the week and a half he stayed at the Danish hospital, he was aggressive and would push away doctors and nurses, insisting he was fine to go home.

In the following month, he spent the entire time in the supermodel’s apartment refusing to eat and vomiting blood.  

The couple then travelled to Paris where they visited a specialist, who confirmed that Hutchence’s sensory interest in food and wine was erased in the attack.

He also sustained multiple brain contusions and began taking drugs to deal with the pain caused from the injury.

The punch was so forceful it pushed the singer backwards and smashed his head on the curb, leaving him unconscious in the middle of the Copenhagen street. The incident happened five years before his death. Here: London, 1990

 The punch was so forceful it pushed the singer backwards and smashed his head on the curb, leaving him unconscious in the middle of the Copenhagen street. The incident happened five years before his death. Here: London, 1990

Christensen says the incident contributed to Michael’s depression and eventual suicide in a Sydney hotel room five years later.

‘When Michael hit his head, he came back a different person and I’m sure doctors were prescribing all sorts of weird and wonderful concoctions,’ bassist Garry Gary Beers told Sunday Night in 2014.

‘He was a d**k and it wasn’t him, that’s the thing. It wasn’t the Michael we knew and that’s what was so surprising. He couldn’t smell, he couldn’t taste, he was drinking wine by the bottle ’cause it was just like nothing to him.’ 

While he was public about losing his sense of smell and taste, Hutchence swore Christensen to secrecy about the attack.  

‘She didn’t even tell her parents for 20 years, so her interview was very revealing. And then the coroner’s report was even more revealing — of what he was hiding,’ Australian director Richard Lowenstein told ABC Radio National’s Stop Everything.

The director said not even the band members knew the full extent the Hutchence’s injury until they saw the documentary in full. 

Lowenstein obtained the singer’s full unedited coroner’s report through British journalists and obtained the advice of neurologists and psychologists.

He said it was a ‘revelation’ about Hutchence’s downward spiral, with a ‘perfect storm of suicide risk’ in the report.

Michael rose to fame as the INXS frontman in the 80s and 90s. Pictured with the band

Michael rose to fame as the INXS frontman in the 80s and 90s. Pictured with the band


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Deon Cole shares emotional story behind naming his Netflix comedy special ‘Charleen’s Boy’

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Get ready to laugh because Deon Cole‘s new comedy special Charleen’s Boy is out on Netflix now. 

In his second special with the streamer, Cole shares his comical take on life and dating in today’s society. While the project brings more than a few laughs, the background is much more emotional, as the special is dedicated to and named after his late mother. 

“My mom passed about a year ago and I don’t have no brothers and sisters and nothing like that or father that [she] was like my only rock, you know, my everything. I did everything for her. When she passed away, it just left a void,” he tells ABC Audio.

Additionally, Charleen’s Boy was filmed on the anniversary of his mother’s death, though that wasn’t the plan originally. 

“I wasn’t even supposed to shoot, especially on that day,” the black-ish star says before explaining that it was the only day available. “I didn’t want to do it…but then a few days later, I just kept feeling this energy like, nah don’t mourn that day, just celebrate her that day.” 

The change of heart also prompted a change in the name of the Netflix special which he revealed was previously titled called Cole Facts

“I changed it to Charleen’s Boy because I felt like when people see it it’d be the name of the special, but it also be what I am and, you know, make sure her name ring forever,” Coles explains. “So it was special to shoot that day instead of mourning that day. I celebrated that.” 

Deon Cole: Charleen’s Boy is available to stream now. 

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Dwight Howard reveals he’s never talked to Shaq on Kevin Hart’s ‘Cold as Balls’ show

Dwight Howard recently responded to Shaquille O’Neal’s criticism for playing and dominating in an overseas basketball league. Howard was actually pretty chill about Shaq’s thoughts, he didn’t seem like he wanted any trouble with the big man. But on Friday, comedian Kevin Hart premiered a new season of his ‘Cold as Balls’ Youtube show. Those who don’t know the format, this is something similar to ‘Hot Ones’ but instead of enduring spicy wings, celebrities endure tub filled with water and ice.

During the show, Kevin Hart started with some easy questions as he also quipped his usual style fo comedy. Howard has a surprisingly expressive face that complemented Kevin Hart’s jokes in hilarious fashion. But after a few moments of levity, Hart flat out asked Dwight point blank if he has a problem with Shaq. In his response, the veteran player surprised everybody by saying he didn’t really know about Shaq until much later in his career. In fact, Howard revealed he became aware of O’Neal during the Lakers‘ finals against the 76ers.

What about Shaq’s ‘Superman’ nickname?

Another point Dwight Howard wanted to touch on was the confusion with his ‘Superman’ nickname, which also happens to be Shaq’s nickname. Dwight atributed his to rapper Soulja Boy and his famous Superman dance. Once Dwight Howard’s response ended, Hart realized there really was no beef and proposed for the two of them to have a conversation. Howard asked if cameras should be included in this conversation, Hart always places content over privacy.

This is what Howard said about the alleged beef with Shaq: “I never had an issue with Shaq. To be honest, I really didn’t know a lot about Shaq as a young kid. My favorite player was Kevin Garnett, Magic Johnson, and Wilt Chamberlain. I watched the (Orlando) Magic play, I didn’t realize Shaq was on that team until he played the Sixers in the finals and I saw him demolish. When I was in 11th grade, I just remember Shaq beating up everybody and after that I was like: ‘Oh man’. My Superman name came from Souljah Boy, I used to do his dance. The confusion was that he thought I was trying to take his nickname and be like him and stuff like that. I don’t know where we are right now, I’ve never had a conversation with Shaq.”




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New York City to pay more than six figures for ‘Rat Pack’ leader with a ‘killer instinct’

Have you ever heard of a rat king? One must understand the horror to become New York City’s new “director of rodent mitigation.” 

The Big Apple will pay a salary of $120,000 to $170,000 to the right candidate with a “killer instinct” and a background in urban planning, project management or government. 

The listing describes the position as a “high-visibility, high-impact leadership role,” going toe-to-paw with the cunning, voracious, disease-spreading “enemies.” 

The director will report to the deputy mayor for operations and to Mayor Eric Adams‘ office at City Hall in a 24/7 job that requires “stamina and stagecraft.” 

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A rat in a street of New York Oct. 19, 2022.  (Lokman Vural Elibol/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images / Getty Images)

“The ideal candidate is highly motivated and somewhat bloodthirsty, determined to look at all solutions from various angles, including improving operational efficiency, data collection, technology innovation, trash management and wholesale slaughter,” the city said. 

“Successful candidates must be highly organized, able to burrow into the depths of city government to work with agencies across the board, including the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Parks Department, NYCHA, Department of Education, Department of Sanitation, Department of Transportation, Small Business Services and Mayor’s Office of Operations, as well as private sector partners.”

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The “Rat Pack” leader will work across the boroughs educating, evaluating and eradicating.

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A rat sticks its head out of a garbage can as it hunts for food in Bogardus Plaza in Tribeca Aug. 17, 2022, in New York City.  (Gary Hershorn/Getty Images / Getty Images)

Other requirements include developing strategies to translate into actionable plans, engaging with members of the public, compiling and reviewing important information and using hands-on techniques to exterminate rodents with “authority and efficiency.” 

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New York City residency and a bachelor’s degree are also required, as well as a “swashbuckling attitude.” 


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Helena Christensen shares topless photos of late ex-INXS star Michael Hutchence 

Helena Christensen has shared throwbacks of her late ex, INXS frontman, Michael Hutchence after being slammed by his sister for keeping his brain injury a secret.

The Danish supermodel dated Michael for four years following his split from Kylie Minogue in 1991. 

And sharing snaps from that time on Instagram on Tuesday, she wrote: ‘Hey Michael, was just on the phone with some friends of yours who all love you very much. 

'You made everyone feel alive and loved': Helena Christensen shared throwback photos of late ex-boyfriend INXS star Michael Hutchence on Instagram on Tuesday

‘You made everyone feel alive and loved’: Helena Christensen shared throwback photos of late ex-boyfriend INXS star Michael Hutchence on Instagram on Tuesday 

Love: She shared this sweet caption alongside the images which was met with support from her famous pals

Love: She shared this sweet caption alongside the images which was met with support from her famous pals 

‘We shared some beautiful memories and of course we laughed a lot cause being around you was so fun and joyous. 

‘You made everyone feel alive and loved, there was always such a magical light around you ~ a light that will never go out. 

‘Thank you @fabrizioferriofficial for sharing these contact sheets with me ❤️.’

The pair looked completely in love in the black and white snaps which showed them cuddling while topless in an artistic fashion. 

A host of celebrities posted in the comments section, including Linda Evangelista, Jamie Oliver and Karen Elson. 

Painful memories: The post came after Michael's sister slammed Helena for failing to reveal he suffered a brain injury on a visit to Denmark in August, 1992

Painful memories: The post came after Michael’s sister slammed Helena for failing to reveal he suffered a brain injury on a visit to Denmark in August, 1992

The post came after Michael’s sister slammed Helena for failing to reveal he suffered a brain injury on a visit to Denmark in August, 1992. 

Tina Hutchence said her family only found out three years ago that the INXS frontman suffered a brain injury after he was punched by a Copenhagen cab driver. 

Speaking to The Sun this week, Tina said she was angry the 90s supermodel waited so long to talk about the incident, after Michael famously died of suicide in a Sydney hotel room back in November 22, 1997. 

'I'm sure that if Michael (pictured with Helena) didn't have that accident in Denmark, he would still be with us today,' Tina Hutchence says

‘I’m sure that if Michael (pictured with Helena) didn’t have that accident in Denmark, he would still be with us today,’ Tina Hutchence says

‘I know Michael was so happy with Helena and there was a time when I could not imagine them not being together,’ she said.

‘But I did feel angry when I first found out about the assault, as I felt it was her duty to say something to his family.’

Tina said there were ‘awful stories’ about Michael following his death, including that he passed away from a sex act gone wrong. She said Helena could have privately reached-out to their family.

‘There were all these awful stories about Michael after he died, so for Helena not to tell us about the head injury was wrong. She was very close to our parents and could have easily reached out.’

Tina added: ‘I’m sure that if Michael didn’t have that accident in Denmark, he would still be with us today.’ 

'For Helena not to tell us about the head injury was wrong,' says Tina Hutchence (pictured)

‘For Helena not to tell us about the head injury was wrong,’ says Tina Hutchence (pictured) 

When Michael woke at the hospital after the accident, Helena says he wasn't the same person

When Michael woke at the hospital after the accident, Helena says he wasn’t the same person

Catwalk star Helena first spoke of the attack in 2019 in a documentary about the INXS frontman’s life, Mystify: Michael Hutchence.

Ms Christensen recounted the moment she witnessed the taxi driver yell at Hutchence to move out of his way before getting out of his car and punching him, ABC reported.

The punch was so forceful it pushed the singer backwards and he fell, smashing his head on the curb and leaving him unconscious in the middle of the street.

Michael famously died of suicide in a Sydney hotel room back in November 22, 1997. The INXS frontman was one of the most famous men in the world at the time

Michael famously died of suicide in a Sydney hotel room back in November 22, 1997. The INXS frontman was one of the most famous men in the world at the time

‘He was unconscious and there was blood coming out of his mouth and ear,’ Ms Christensen recalled in the documentary. 

The supermodel rushed Hutchence to hospital but thought he wouldn’t live through the night.

When he woke at the hospital, Christensen says he wasn’t the same person.

‘This dark, very angry side came out in him,’ she said.

Ms Christensen said his personality changed from ‘joyful, sweet, deep and emotional to dark and very angry’.

In the week and a half he stayed at the Danish hospital, he was aggressive and would push away doctors and nurses, insisting he was fine to go home.

In the following month, he spent the entire time in the supermodel’s apartment refusing to eat and vomiting blood.  

The couple then travelled to Paris where they visited a specialist, who confirmed that Hutchence’s sensory interest in food and wine was erased in the attack.

He also sustained multiple brain contusions and began taking drugs to deal with the pain caused from the injury.

The punch was so forceful it pushed the singer backwards and smashed his head on the curb, leaving him unconscious in the middle of the Copenhagen street. The incident happened five years before his death. Here: London, 1990

 The punch was so forceful it pushed the singer backwards and smashed his head on the curb, leaving him unconscious in the middle of the Copenhagen street. The incident happened five years before his death. Here: London, 1990

Christensen says the incident contributed to Michael’s depression and eventual suicide in a Sydney hotel room five years later.

‘When Michael hit his head, he came back a different person and I’m sure doctors were prescribing all sorts of weird and wonderful concoctions,’ bassist Garry Gary Beers told Sunday Night in 2014.

‘He was a d**k and it wasn’t him, that’s the thing. It wasn’t the Michael we knew and that’s what was so surprising. He couldn’t smell, he couldn’t taste, he was drinking wine by the bottle ’cause it was just like nothing to him.’ 

While he was public about losing his sense of smell and taste, Hutchence swore Christensen to secrecy about the attack.  

‘She didn’t even tell her parents for 20 years, so her interview was very revealing. And then the coroner’s report was even more revealing — of what he was hiding,’ Australian director Richard Lowenstein told ABC Radio National’s Stop Everything.

The director said not even the band members knew the full extent the Hutchence’s injury until they saw the documentary in full. 

Lowenstein obtained the singer’s full unedited coroner’s report through British journalists and obtained the advice of neurologists and psychologists.

He said it was a ‘revelation’ about Hutchence’s downward spiral, with a ‘perfect storm of suicide risk’ in the report.

Michael rose to fame as the INXS frontman in the 80s and 90s. Pictured with the band

Michael rose to fame as the INXS frontman in the 80s and 90s. Pictured with the band


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Deon Cole shares emotional story behind naming his Netflix comedy special ‘Charleen’s Boy’

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Get ready to laugh because Deon Cole‘s new comedy special Charleen’s Boy is out on Netflix now. 

In his second special with the streamer, Cole shares his comical take on life and dating in today’s society. While the project brings more than a few laughs, the background is much more emotional, as the special is dedicated to and named after his late mother. 

“My mom passed about a year ago and I don’t have no brothers and sisters and nothing like that or father that [she] was like my only rock, you know, my everything. I did everything for her. When she passed away, it just left a void,” he tells ABC Audio.

Additionally, Charleen’s Boy was filmed on the anniversary of his mother’s death, though that wasn’t the plan originally. 

“I wasn’t even supposed to shoot, especially on that day,” the black-ish star says before explaining that it was the only day available. “I didn’t want to do it…but then a few days later, I just kept feeling this energy like, nah don’t mourn that day, just celebrate her that day.” 

The change of heart also prompted a change in the name of the Netflix special which he revealed was previously titled called Cole Facts

“I changed it to Charleen’s Boy because I felt like when people see it it’d be the name of the special, but it also be what I am and, you know, make sure her name ring forever,” Coles explains. “So it was special to shoot that day instead of mourning that day. I celebrated that.” 

Deon Cole: Charleen’s Boy is available to stream now. 

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Dwight Howard reveals he’s never talked to Shaq on Kevin Hart’s ‘Cold as Balls’ show

Dwight Howard recently responded to Shaquille O’Neal’s criticism for playing and dominating in an overseas basketball league. Howard was actually pretty chill about Shaq’s thoughts, he didn’t seem like he wanted any trouble with the big man. But on Friday, comedian Kevin Hart premiered a new season of his ‘Cold as Balls’ Youtube show. Those who don’t know the format, this is something similar to ‘Hot Ones’ but instead of enduring spicy wings, celebrities endure tub filled with water and ice.

During the show, Kevin Hart started with some easy questions as he also quipped his usual style fo comedy. Howard has a surprisingly expressive face that complemented Kevin Hart’s jokes in hilarious fashion. But after a few moments of levity, Hart flat out asked Dwight point blank if he has a problem with Shaq. In his response, the veteran player surprised everybody by saying he didn’t really know about Shaq until much later in his career. In fact, Howard revealed he became aware of O’Neal during the Lakers‘ finals against the 76ers.

What about Shaq’s ‘Superman’ nickname?

Another point Dwight Howard wanted to touch on was the confusion with his ‘Superman’ nickname, which also happens to be Shaq’s nickname. Dwight atributed his to rapper Soulja Boy and his famous Superman dance. Once Dwight Howard’s response ended, Hart realized there really was no beef and proposed for the two of them to have a conversation. Howard asked if cameras should be included in this conversation, Hart always places content over privacy.

This is what Howard said about the alleged beef with Shaq: “I never had an issue with Shaq. To be honest, I really didn’t know a lot about Shaq as a young kid. My favorite player was Kevin Garnett, Magic Johnson, and Wilt Chamberlain. I watched the (Orlando) Magic play, I didn’t realize Shaq was on that team until he played the Sixers in the finals and I saw him demolish. When I was in 11th grade, I just remember Shaq beating up everybody and after that I was like: ‘Oh man’. My Superman name came from Souljah Boy, I used to do his dance. The confusion was that he thought I was trying to take his nickname and be like him and stuff like that. I don’t know where we are right now, I’ve never had a conversation with Shaq.”




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New York City to pay more than six figures for ‘Rat Pack’ leader with a ‘killer instinct’

Have you ever heard of a rat king? One must understand the horror to become New York City’s new “director of rodent mitigation.” 

The Big Apple will pay a salary of $120,000 to $170,000 to the right candidate with a “killer instinct” and a background in urban planning, project management or government. 

The listing describes the position as a “high-visibility, high-impact leadership role,” going toe-to-paw with the cunning, voracious, disease-spreading “enemies.” 

The director will report to the deputy mayor for operations and to Mayor Eric Adams‘ office at City Hall in a 24/7 job that requires “stamina and stagecraft.” 

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A rat in a street of New York Oct. 19, 2022.  (Lokman Vural Elibol/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images / Getty Images)

“The ideal candidate is highly motivated and somewhat bloodthirsty, determined to look at all solutions from various angles, including improving operational efficiency, data collection, technology innovation, trash management and wholesale slaughter,” the city said. 

“Successful candidates must be highly organized, able to burrow into the depths of city government to work with agencies across the board, including the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Parks Department, NYCHA, Department of Education, Department of Sanitation, Department of Transportation, Small Business Services and Mayor’s Office of Operations, as well as private sector partners.”

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The “Rat Pack” leader will work across the boroughs educating, evaluating and eradicating.

A rat in a garbage can

A rat sticks its head out of a garbage can as it hunts for food in Bogardus Plaza in Tribeca Aug. 17, 2022, in New York City.  (Gary Hershorn/Getty Images / Getty Images)

Other requirements include developing strategies to translate into actionable plans, engaging with members of the public, compiling and reviewing important information and using hands-on techniques to exterminate rodents with “authority and efficiency.” 

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New York City residency and a bachelor’s degree are also required, as well as a “swashbuckling attitude.” 


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Helena Christensen shares topless photos of late ex-INXS star Michael Hutchence 

Helena Christensen has shared throwbacks of her late ex, INXS frontman, Michael Hutchence after being slammed by his sister for keeping his brain injury a secret.

The Danish supermodel dated Michael for four years following his split from Kylie Minogue in 1991. 

And sharing snaps from that time on Instagram on Tuesday, she wrote: ‘Hey Michael, was just on the phone with some friends of yours who all love you very much. 

'You made everyone feel alive and loved': Helena Christensen shared throwback photos of late ex-boyfriend INXS star Michael Hutchence on Instagram on Tuesday

‘You made everyone feel alive and loved’: Helena Christensen shared throwback photos of late ex-boyfriend INXS star Michael Hutchence on Instagram on Tuesday 

Love: She shared this sweet caption alongside the images which was met with support from her famous pals

Love: She shared this sweet caption alongside the images which was met with support from her famous pals 

‘We shared some beautiful memories and of course we laughed a lot cause being around you was so fun and joyous. 

‘You made everyone feel alive and loved, there was always such a magical light around you ~ a light that will never go out. 

‘Thank you @fabrizioferriofficial for sharing these contact sheets with me ❤️.’

The pair looked completely in love in the black and white snaps which showed them cuddling while topless in an artistic fashion. 

A host of celebrities posted in the comments section, including Linda Evangelista, Jamie Oliver and Karen Elson. 

Painful memories: The post came after Michael's sister slammed Helena for failing to reveal he suffered a brain injury on a visit to Denmark in August, 1992

Painful memories: The post came after Michael’s sister slammed Helena for failing to reveal he suffered a brain injury on a visit to Denmark in August, 1992

The post came after Michael’s sister slammed Helena for failing to reveal he suffered a brain injury on a visit to Denmark in August, 1992. 

Tina Hutchence said her family only found out three years ago that the INXS frontman suffered a brain injury after he was punched by a Copenhagen cab driver. 

Speaking to The Sun this week, Tina said she was angry the 90s supermodel waited so long to talk about the incident, after Michael famously died of suicide in a Sydney hotel room back in November 22, 1997. 

'I'm sure that if Michael (pictured with Helena) didn't have that accident in Denmark, he would still be with us today,' Tina Hutchence says

‘I’m sure that if Michael (pictured with Helena) didn’t have that accident in Denmark, he would still be with us today,’ Tina Hutchence says

‘I know Michael was so happy with Helena and there was a time when I could not imagine them not being together,’ she said.

‘But I did feel angry when I first found out about the assault, as I felt it was her duty to say something to his family.’

Tina said there were ‘awful stories’ about Michael following his death, including that he passed away from a sex act gone wrong. She said Helena could have privately reached-out to their family.

‘There were all these awful stories about Michael after he died, so for Helena not to tell us about the head injury was wrong. She was very close to our parents and could have easily reached out.’

Tina added: ‘I’m sure that if Michael didn’t have that accident in Denmark, he would still be with us today.’ 

'For Helena not to tell us about the head injury was wrong,' says Tina Hutchence (pictured)

‘For Helena not to tell us about the head injury was wrong,’ says Tina Hutchence (pictured) 

When Michael woke at the hospital after the accident, Helena says he wasn't the same person

When Michael woke at the hospital after the accident, Helena says he wasn’t the same person

Catwalk star Helena first spoke of the attack in 2019 in a documentary about the INXS frontman’s life, Mystify: Michael Hutchence.

Ms Christensen recounted the moment she witnessed the taxi driver yell at Hutchence to move out of his way before getting out of his car and punching him, ABC reported.

The punch was so forceful it pushed the singer backwards and he fell, smashing his head on the curb and leaving him unconscious in the middle of the street.

Michael famously died of suicide in a Sydney hotel room back in November 22, 1997. The INXS frontman was one of the most famous men in the world at the time

Michael famously died of suicide in a Sydney hotel room back in November 22, 1997. The INXS frontman was one of the most famous men in the world at the time

‘He was unconscious and there was blood coming out of his mouth and ear,’ Ms Christensen recalled in the documentary. 

The supermodel rushed Hutchence to hospital but thought he wouldn’t live through the night.

When he woke at the hospital, Christensen says he wasn’t the same person.

‘This dark, very angry side came out in him,’ she said.

Ms Christensen said his personality changed from ‘joyful, sweet, deep and emotional to dark and very angry’.

In the week and a half he stayed at the Danish hospital, he was aggressive and would push away doctors and nurses, insisting he was fine to go home.

In the following month, he spent the entire time in the supermodel’s apartment refusing to eat and vomiting blood.  

The couple then travelled to Paris where they visited a specialist, who confirmed that Hutchence’s sensory interest in food and wine was erased in the attack.

He also sustained multiple brain contusions and began taking drugs to deal with the pain caused from the injury.

The punch was so forceful it pushed the singer backwards and smashed his head on the curb, leaving him unconscious in the middle of the Copenhagen street. The incident happened five years before his death. Here: London, 1990

 The punch was so forceful it pushed the singer backwards and smashed his head on the curb, leaving him unconscious in the middle of the Copenhagen street. The incident happened five years before his death. Here: London, 1990

Christensen says the incident contributed to Michael’s depression and eventual suicide in a Sydney hotel room five years later.

‘When Michael hit his head, he came back a different person and I’m sure doctors were prescribing all sorts of weird and wonderful concoctions,’ bassist Garry Gary Beers told Sunday Night in 2014.

‘He was a d**k and it wasn’t him, that’s the thing. It wasn’t the Michael we knew and that’s what was so surprising. He couldn’t smell, he couldn’t taste, he was drinking wine by the bottle ’cause it was just like nothing to him.’ 

While he was public about losing his sense of smell and taste, Hutchence swore Christensen to secrecy about the attack.  

‘She didn’t even tell her parents for 20 years, so her interview was very revealing. And then the coroner’s report was even more revealing — of what he was hiding,’ Australian director Richard Lowenstein told ABC Radio National’s Stop Everything.

The director said not even the band members knew the full extent the Hutchence’s injury until they saw the documentary in full. 

Lowenstein obtained the singer’s full unedited coroner’s report through British journalists and obtained the advice of neurologists and psychologists.

He said it was a ‘revelation’ about Hutchence’s downward spiral, with a ‘perfect storm of suicide risk’ in the report.

Michael rose to fame as the INXS frontman in the 80s and 90s. Pictured with the band

Michael rose to fame as the INXS frontman in the 80s and 90s. Pictured with the band


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Deon Cole shares emotional story behind naming his Netflix comedy special ‘Charleen’s Boy’

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Get ready to laugh because Deon Cole‘s new comedy special Charleen’s Boy is out on Netflix now. 

In his second special with the streamer, Cole shares his comical take on life and dating in today’s society. While the project brings more than a few laughs, the background is much more emotional, as the special is dedicated to and named after his late mother. 

“My mom passed about a year ago and I don’t have no brothers and sisters and nothing like that or father that [she] was like my only rock, you know, my everything. I did everything for her. When she passed away, it just left a void,” he tells ABC Audio.

Additionally, Charleen’s Boy was filmed on the anniversary of his mother’s death, though that wasn’t the plan originally. 

“I wasn’t even supposed to shoot, especially on that day,” the black-ish star says before explaining that it was the only day available. “I didn’t want to do it…but then a few days later, I just kept feeling this energy like, nah don’t mourn that day, just celebrate her that day.” 

The change of heart also prompted a change in the name of the Netflix special which he revealed was previously titled called Cole Facts

“I changed it to Charleen’s Boy because I felt like when people see it it’d be the name of the special, but it also be what I am and, you know, make sure her name ring forever,” Coles explains. “So it was special to shoot that day instead of mourning that day. I celebrated that.” 

Deon Cole: Charleen’s Boy is available to stream now. 

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