US producer and TV personality David Gest has been found dead at the age of 62.
His body was discovered in a hotel room in London's Canary Wharf this morning (April 12), The Sun reports
A statement from the Metropolitan Police said: "Police were called at 10:17hrs on Tuesday 12 April to the Four Seasons hotel, in Westferry Circus, E14, to reports of an unexplained death of a man in his 60s.
"London Ambulance Service were called to the scene. Life was pronounced extinct at the hotel. A post-mortem will be held in due course. Next of kin are in the process of being informed."
Gest was a childhood friend of Michael Jackson, who introduced him to Liza Minnelli. He married her in 2002 but the pair later divorced in 2007.
In 2006 Gest appeared on I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here,
while as recently as January he entered the Celebrity Big Brother
house as a contestant, but left the show early on medical grounds.
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