Never gonna dance again: Celebs react to George Michael’s death
George Michael was best known for his songs Careless Whisper and Last Christmas and inspired many singers who came after them.music Updated: Dec 26, 2016 12:18 IST
British pop superstar, George Michael, who reached early fame with Wham! and went on to a solo career lined with controversies and chart-topping hits, died at the age of 53 on Christmas day.
He was best known for his songs Careless Whisper and Last Christmas and inspired many singers who came after him.
Michael died at his home in Goring, England. His publicist, Cindi Berger, said he had not been ill. His family issued a statement through Thames Valley Police saying that he “passed away peacefully at home over the Christmas period.
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Here are a few reactions from popular singers and celebrities on his death:
Heartbreaking . 2016 , can't you just end already?— Sushant Singh Rajput (@itsSSR) December 26, 2016
"We could have lived this dance forever. Please stay."
I just heard about my friend @GeorgeMichael's death. He was such a brilliant talent. I'm so sad.— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) December 25, 2016
Farewell My Friend! 🙏🏻 Another Great Artist leaves us. 💔Can 2016 Fuck Off NOW? pic.twitter.com/aEGIUNSJbt— Madonna (@Madonna) December 26, 2016
George Michael was a kind and gentle soul. #Wham— Ryan Reynolds (@VancityReynolds) December 26, 2016
So sad to hear of George Michael passing. Beautiful inside and out. Thank you for the music ❤️— Leona Lewis (@leonalewis) December 26, 2016
I've loved George Michael for as long as I can remember. He was an absolute inspiration. Always ahead of his time.— James Corden (@JKCorden) December 25, 2016
Rest with the glittering stars, George Michael. You've found your Freedom, your Faith. It was your Last Christmas, and we shall miss you.— George Takei (@GeorgeTakei) December 25, 2016
The bravery of George Michael. Please let 2017 bring the individuals, freaks, mavericks and those with love in their hearts for all. X pic.twitter.com/tsAqlBjFeu— Gwendoline Christie (@lovegwendoline) December 26, 2016
This Christmas is beautiful yet sad as I remember @GeorgeMichael and his amazing talent and the beauty he created with songs.— Tyra Banks (@tyrabanks) December 26, 2016
Merry Christmas everybody everywhere! George Michael all night. RIP.— Steve Nash (@SteveNash) December 26, 2016
RIP #georgemichael you were so great and Last Christmas has always been my favorite Christmas song. I ❤️️ U 😪— Constance Wu (@ConstanceWu) December 26, 2016
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First Published: Dec 26, 2016 07:55 IST