'80s Pop Star George Michael Dead at 53

'80s Pop Star George Michael Dead at 53

I swear 2016 is dead set on not letting any of our beloved stars see the light of day in 2017.

It’s been reported that pop star George Michael has passed away at his home in England at the age of 53.  

A rep for the singer released a statement saying, “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."

Details surrounding Michael's death have not been released, and police say there’s nothing suspicious about his death.

The pop star sold more than 100 million albums in the span of his career with hit songs that include, Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go, Faith, and I Want Your Sex.

So sad :( R.I.L. George!