George Michael quits drugs Facebook Tue-18-Mar-14 09:24 Share this By Jay-Jay Feeney George Michael insists he has quit drugs for good after almost dying twice. He survived a near-fatal bout of pneumonia in 2011 and a horrific car crash near London when he fell out the door of a moving vehicle. George says he used to smoke up to 25 joints a day but not anymore. "I've completely stopped. I have decided to change my life and I haven't touched it for well over a year and a half now." He says he has swapped getting high for watching Coronation Street. You May Also Like Who will judge The X Factor NZ? George Michael has a new man George Michael lucky to be alive after another car crash Become a fan of The Edge on Facebook and on Twitter .