Film producer David Gest has died, according to The Sun.
He was found dead in a hotel room in London.
“He was not only a great talent and a good friend, but an icon in show business, “writes his friend Imad Handi in a statement.
It was on Tuesday that the film producer David Gest found dead in a hotel room in London, informs the Sun.
the police wrote in a statement that paramedics were called to the hotel but that David Gest was pronounced dead at the scene.
Relatives are informed
one writes in the statement that an autopsy will be done and that the police now inform relatives.
David Gest was booked on the tour of England with Dina Carroll, Russell Thomkins Jr. and Freda Payne. They would totally visit 24 sites.
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David Gest in the “Big Brother”
Film producer also appeared in “Celebrity big Brother” earlier this year but left the reality show after less than two weeks for medical reasons.
was married to Liza Minnelli
David Gest grew under the Sun up with Michael Jackson in southern California.
He was married to singer Liza Minnelli for five years, between 2002 and 2007. the couple broke up, however after just under a year and a half, according to the site.
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the friend: “Great sorrow”
the friend Imad Handi confirms death of the Independent
“It is with great sadness that I can confirm that David Gest has died today. David was larger than life. He was not only a great talent and a good friend, but an icon in show business” writes his friend in a statement continues:
“I know he will be missed by millions of fans around the world, and especially in England, who loved his charm and jokes. I might steal words from a good critic, David was a natural star and a good celebrity. I will miss him. “
David Gest was 62 years old.
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