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Pop icon Pete Burns dies, 57

Pop music icon Pete Burns has died at the age of 57.

Pete Burns
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Dead or Alive singer Pete Burns has died at the age of 57 from a “massive cardiac arrest” his management have said.

Known as much for his aesthetic as his 1985 hit “You Spin Me Round”, Pete Burns had become a reality star stalwart with appearances ranging from Celebrity Big Brother to Celebrity Wife Swap.

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The star had been married to a woman in 1980, but later divorced in 2006. He married his husband Michael Simpson.


His management took to Twitter to announce that the singer had suffered a heart attack, the statement from his management said that his family were devastated by the death.



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