Celebrities Pay Tribute to George Michael

Celebrities around the world mourn the loss of the pop icon.

Fans have been sharing tributes to the pop singer and former Wham! member George Michael, who died at the age of 53 on Sunday.

A statement from his publicist to the Press Association said that he 'passed away peacefully at home'.

The news of Michael's sudden death, and the loss of yet another music icon, has prompted many famous names from the entertainment industry to pay their respects to the late star on social media. Here are some of their reactions:

Elton John

Madonna

Andrew Ridgeley, Michael's Wham! bandmate

Mark Ronson

James Cordon

Ryan Reynolds

LeAnn Rimes

Sam Smith

Ellen Degeneres

Duran Duran

Ricky Gervais

Matt Goss

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