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LGBTQ Celebrities and Allies Mourn Passing of George Michael

Yesterday, 53-year-old gay pop singer George Michael passed away and LGBTQ celebrities and allies are mourning. Here’s some of what they’re saying via social media:

Tyra Banks

Greg Berlanti

Margaret Cho

Gwendolyn Christie

James Corden

Miley Cyrus

Ellen DeGeneres

Billy Eichner

Whoopi Goldberg

Kris Jenner

Elton John

Nina Garcia

Ricky Gervais


Helen Mirren

Dear George the angels will love you We will miss you

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Pet Shop Boys

Sam Smith

George Takei

Tegan and Sara