Boyzone’s Stephen Gately is dead

The Boyzone singer Stephen Gately, 33, has been found dead while on holiday in Majorca.

Stephen Gately

The group’s tour website said that he had “tragically died” and that the rest of the band would be flying out to Majorca on Sunday.

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The website also said Gately had been on holiday with his long-term partner Andy Cowles when he died on Saturday.

Boyzone announced their comeback tour last November. The band had six UK number one hits between 1994 and 2000.

Read more at BBC News.

I’m in chock, this wasn’t the news I wanted to read on a early Sunday morning (CET time).   Stephen Gately was more than a great singer, when he came out, he gave me courage to come out to my family. Thanks Stephen for the great times. So sad, RIP  Stephen Gately. I will never forget you!

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