• UPDATE: George Michael dies aged 53

    UPDATE: George Michael's manager Michael Lippman has confirmed that the much-loved singer died of a heart attack. "I'm devastated," Lippman told The Hollywood Reporter. George's manager explained that he received a call on Christmas day to tell him the singer had been found "in bed, lying peacefully" and that there was "no foul play whatsoever." He added that George's death by heart failure was unexpected. Funeral plans will be announced shortly, he added. ORIGINAL STORY: George Michael has died at the age of 53, his publicist has announced. The former Wham singer "passed away peacefully at home" on Christmas day. Thames Valley police said South Central Ambulance

  • Elton John, Madonna lead celebrity tributes to George Michael

    Following the shocking death of George Michael, who passed away on Christmas Day aged 53, friends, colleagues and fans of the former Wham! band member have taken to social media to pay tribute to the iconic star. His publicist confirmed the sad news on Sunday in a statement to HELLO! which 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. The family would ask that their privacy be respected at this difficult and emotional time. There will be no further comment at this

  • Andrew Ridgeley, George Michael’s former Wham! bandmate "heartbroken" at singer's death

    Andrew Ridgeley has paid tribute to his friend and former Wham! bandmate George Michael after the iconic musician sadly passed away on Christmas Day aged 53. Andrew tweeted a link to the tragic news on Twitter, and used his friend's nickname 'Yog' which means 'Yours Only George' to pay his respects. He wrote: "Heartbroken at the loss of my beloved friend Yog. Me, his loved ones, his friends, the world of music, the world at large. 4ever loved. A xx" He then shared one of George's quotes which read: "I still believe that music is one of the greatest gifts

  • George Michael was James Corden's first Carpool Karaoke

    The late singer George Michael, who passed away aged 53 on Christmas Day, was the very first passenger on James Corden's immensely popular Carpool Karaoke – even before it became a segment on the star's chat show, The Late Late Show. Back in 2011, the pair took a drive together as part of a Comic Relief sketch. In the clip, James is in his role as Smithy from Gavin and Stacey and is friends with George Michael, who pretends to sulk after 'Smithy' tells him he can't help with Comic Relief. He then cheers up after James plays some tunes

  • Fans of George Michael share touching stories of his good deeds

    Fans of George Michael have been paying tribute to the late singer, who passed away at the age of 53 on Christmas Day, by sharing stories of their experiences with the former Wham! band member, revealing him to be a hugely generous man. Pointless co-presenter Richard Osman opened up about George helping out a woman in need during his time as the executive producer on Deal or No Deal. He tweeted: "A woman on 'Deal Or No Deal' told us she needed £15k for IVF treatment. George Michael secretly phoned the next day and gave her the £15k." Richard's tweet prompted

  • Carrie Fisher 'stable' according to mum Debbie Reynolds, Harrison Ford and others react

    Carrie Fisher is in a stable condition after suffering a cardiac arrest on Friday 23 December. The news was confirmed by the star's mother, Debbie Reynolds, who tweeted: "Carrie is in stable condition. If there is a change, we will share it. For all her fans & friends. I thank you for your prayers & good wishes." The actress, who is best known for her role of Princess Leia in the Star Wars franchise, is currently in the intensive care unit of a hospital in L.A. after suffering the cardiac arrest during a flight from London to Los Angeles. She had been on

  • Princess Charlene and Prince Albert release adorable Christmas portraits and video - watch it here!

    It’ll be a merry and glamorous Christmas for Monaco’s royal family. The Prince’s Palace released Prince Albert and Princess Charlene's annual holiday card, which stars their twins – Prince Jacques and Princess Gabriella – while paying tribute to the royal family’s late matriarch, Princess Grace Kelly. "May the joy and peace of the holiday season be with you in this New Year 2017," a message inside the card read The gorgeous family gathered for the photo taken in the palace’s Salon des Glaces, posing alongside an ornate Christmas tree. Charlene exuded elegance wearing a dazzling, Ralph Lauren dress and Jimmy Choo heels. The mom-of-two sweetly hugged her son, while her excited daughter sat on her

  • Shakira is the latest star to share a make-up free selfie

    Even some of the biggest names in Hollywood go glamour free from time to time. Jenna Dewan, Cara Delevingne and Kim Kardashian all recently posted candid shots showing off their flawless skin. Here is a roundup of some of the best makeup free

  • Kate Middleton keeps it cool in a recycled look for Christmas: Her best fall-winter looks

    The Duchess of Cambridge shows us how to stay stylish even in the cool temperatures. Check out our gallery for all her best fall 2015

  • Crown Princess Mary and her family step out in style, plus how other royals celebrated the holidays

    A look at how royals are preparing for the holiday