2016 has taken another celebrity victim! George Michael passed away today peacefully at his home in England at the age of 53.
A rep for the pop star says, “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.”
No details about Michael’s death have been released and according to one of his reps the singer had not been ill and had been working on a Showtime movie of his life that was set to air in England next March.
The police say there is nothing suspicious about Michael’s death and an investigation is doubtful.
Michael launched his career with WHAM! in the’80s and sold more than 100 million albums during his career.