Ex-Wham! frontman George Michael has died aged 53, his publicist has said. It is said that he has “passed away peacefully at home”.
Police say they were treating the death as unexplained but there were no suspicious circumstances.
In a statement, Michael’s publicist said:
“It is with great sadness that we can confirm our beloved son, brother and friend George passed away peacefully at home over the Christmas period.
“The family would ask that their privacy be respected at this difficult and emotional time. There will be no further comment at this stage.”
The geeks would like to send our thoughts and prayers to the family and friends of George Michael. We leave you with one of Wham! best loved songs.