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Singer Pete Burns has died, aged 57

The Celebrity Big Brother star suffered a heart attack yesterday.


PETE BURNS - HERE AND NOW 2003 Source: PA Archive/PA Images

The 57-year-old suffered a massive cardiac arrest yesterday, his management confirmed.

“All of his family and friends are devastated by the loss of our special star,” a statement read.

He was a true visionary, a beautiful talented soul, and he will be missed by all who loved and appreciated everything he was and all of the wonderful memories he has left us with.

Burns, originally from Wirral in Merseyside, was best known for his work with band Dead or Alive – in particular the song You Spin Me Round. He also starred in Celebrity Big Brother 4.

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