Breaking: David Gest found dead in London hotel room, aged 62

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." wedding 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. More stories: Sunset Boulevard review: Glenn Close can't be bettered as Norma Desmond Is Barbra Streisand's Gypsy movie finally happening?