Martin Kemp saved son Roman from drowning in George Michael’s pool as a toddler.
The Spandau Ballet star has revealed how he needed to drag his boy – who’s now a ‘Capital Breakfast’ host and starring on actuality present ‘I am A Celeb… Get Me Out Of Right here!’ – out of the presenter’s late godfather’s pool within the South of France.
Writing in ‘It is A Love Story’ – his upcoming autobiography with spouse Shirlie – Martin mentioned: “There have been ten of us across the pool, in George’s home in St Tropez, holding an eye fixed and an ear out.
“Simply as I allowed myself to nod off I all of the sudden discovered myself sitting bolt upright.
“I hadn’t heard a sound or seen a splash, however once I appeared on the pool I noticed Roman was below the water, not transferring…
“He hadn’t been there for greater than a few seconds nevertheless it was lengthy sufficient to terrify me. Amazingly, he was advantageous.”
Martin, 59, admitted the incident left him “devastated” as he stored worrying about how the scary second might have ended up.
He added: “I used to be devastated. For the following couple of days, I discovered myself crying nearly always.
“I couldn’t cease eager about what might have occurred and the implications if I’d been too late.”
In the meantime, Martin just lately insisted a “pleasant” spirit named Len as soon as saved his life and informed him to “return inside”, which stopped him from being hit by a automotive.
He defined: “One morning, I left the home eager about the day forward … once I heard a voice in my ear, as if somebody was speaking to me.
“It was a voice speaking to me instantly, as if they wanted to inform me one thing actually vital. It was a person’s voice, clear and deep.
“The voice appeared to talk slowly, as if it wished to ensure I wasn’t going to be scared. It merely mentioned, ‘Return inside the home.’ I began to stroll again in direction of the entrance door, making an attempt to make sense of what had occurred, once I heard an almighty bang.
“A Ford Cortina had careered into the house between two automobiles parked within the highway – the precise house I might have been standing if I hadn’t heard the voice.”