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RIP George Michael

English singer dies aged 53.

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Ben Gourlay
Published Sun, Dec 25 2016 5:59 PM CST   |   Updated Sat, Aug 8 2020 10:29 AM CDT

In a year that's taken far too many icons of pop culture, BBC has confirmed that singer George Michael has today passed away at aged 53.

RIP George Michael | TweakTown.com

Michael rose to fame in the early 1980's as the lead singer of Wham!, before launching a successful solo career in 1987. In later years, the singer's personal life was marred by public disgrace and well publicised drug use. In a statement, Michaels 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."

NEWS SOURCE:bbc.com

Ben is based in Australia and has been writing entertainment based news and reviews since 2002 and for TweakTown since 2007. A student of film, Ben brings a wide understanding of the medium to the latest happenings in entertainment circles and the latest blockbuster theatrical reviews.

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