Pop Icon George Michael Has Passed Away Aged 53
Ohhhh 2016 go and f*ck right off.
As the world celebrates the Holiday period today we learn the sad news that singer George Michael has passed away aged 53 in his Oxfordshire home.
The pop icon's publicist confirmed the sad news in a statement that read: "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."
Police added that there were no suspicious circumstances surrounding his death. Back in 2011 he had a near-fatal brush with pneumonia so it is unclear whether complications from that bought of sickness were the cause of his passing yesterday.
Fans across the world will be in mourning today, Michael was undoubtedly one of the biggest musicians to come out of the 80's garnering success in the band Wham! and later on as a solo artist.
Pop on your tight denim jeans, hit play on the Jukebox and have a lil' faith today because a true legend has died.
Tune into MTV Music today to catch our Rest In Peace: George Michael tribute.