The legendary Freddie Mercury may have passed away three decades ago, but new information about his colorful life is still emerging all the time. His Queen bandmate Brian May, in particular, has often spoken in detail about what the iconic singer was really like behind closed doors. And in many interviews, the wild-haired guitarist has opened up about Mercury’s tragic final days.
Freddie Mercury was something of a contradiction. When he took to the stage he was one of the most flamboyant characters to ever grace the music industry. But away from the spotlight he was a surprisingly shy man who sometimes found it difficult to talk to people he wasn’t familiar with.