Former Wham! star George Michael has died at his London home according to his publicist.
He died peacefully at his home, he was aged 53.
His 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.”