RIP: Former Wham Singer George Michael Has Passed Away

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George Michael has died, his publicist confirmed to the BBC. He was 53-years-old.

“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,” his publicist said in a statement. “The family would ask that their privacy be respected at this difficult and emotional time. There will be no further comment at this state.”

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The police confirmed there are no suspicious circumstances surrounding his death.

Our thoughts are with his family at this time.

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