Everything about Boy George screams unconventional - and he makes no apologies for it.
In town last Friday night to spin at IndoChine's The Forbidden City, the British singer-DJ gave it straight no matter what question was thrown at him.
The flamboyant and controversial 52-year-old DJ, best known for being in British pop band Culture Club in the 80s and for hits such as Do You Really Want To Hurt Me and The Crying Game, tells M why he loves being, well, just himself.
So don't ever compare him to the likes of US socialite-DJ Paris Hilton.
When Culture Club disbanded in the 80s, George admitted that he felt like he had no place in the pop music scene.
So after he fell in love with dance music, which he first got a taste of at club Music Paradise Garage in New York in 1985, he began to explore his career as a DJ.
He told The New Paper from his hotel room at The Fullerton Hotel: "I was like **** pop music, bye! I got involved in dance music.
"It was so different from the stuff that was being produced in the studio then, which was too slick and overproduced.