Ex-Wham! Singer George Michael passed away "peacefully" at his home in England according to his publicist.

"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." said the singer's publicist. Although we also heard he may have passed away due to heart failure.

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