6/14/92 at 8:00 PM
You won't see George Michael in his new video, "Too Funky," on MTV this week because he's the codirector, not the star. What you will see is a nightmare vision of a Thierry Mugler fashion show in which topflight models like Linda Evangelista endure a backstage trip through hell. Instead of gowns, they wear RoboCop-type outfits and Harley-Davidson breastplates. In one lesbian seduction scene-if the network's editors don't snip it-model Shana Zadrick opens Evangelista's dress and fondles her plated breast.
Michael is donating profits from the single to various AIDS charities. And the video is supposed to carry a message about safe sex. But just in case viewers don't get it, hunky male models flex tattoos that plainly read: WE MUST PROTECT OURSELVES. Hey, George, whatever happened to "I Want Your Sex"? The message is the massage: Michael with Zadrick, Evangelista, Nadja, Beverly, Peele, Estelle, Lefebure and Tyra