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George Michael’s Secret Love REVEALED

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Dec. 29 2016, Updated 3:04 p.m. ET

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The world was shocked to learn of George Michael's sudden passing on Christmas morning. Now, boyfriend Fadi Fawaz, who discovered the singer's body, has revealed new details of the tragedy.

George Michael spotted in Venice

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Fawaz, 43, Michael's partner since 2011, was spotted outside the "Careless Whisper" hit-maker's mansion on Christmas Eve, just hours before he passed away.

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Photo of George MICHAEL and WHAM!

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The next day, the celebrity hairstylist went to meet the star. "We were supposed to be going for Christmas lunch," he said. "I went round there to wake him up and he was just gone, lying peacefully in bed."

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EXCLUSIVE: George Michael seen out and about with his boyfriend in Zurich

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"We don’t know what happened yet," Fawaz added. "Everything had been very complicated recently, but George was looking forward to Christmas, and so was I."

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George Michael’s First Solo Tour

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Fawaz took to Twitter on Monday to announce the sad news: "ITs a xmas i will never forget finding your partner dead peacefully in bed first thing in the morning. I will never stop missing you xx."

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*EXCLUSIVE* Nile Rodgers visits George MichaelÕs home two days before his death

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Just two days before Michael's death, record producer Nile Rodgers visited the singer's North London home to film a documentary on the iconic star's life, titled Freedom, which is due to air in March 2017.

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*EXCLUSIVE* Nile Rodgers visits George MichaelÕs home two days before his death

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Michael kept a low public profile in recent years, communicating with fans only through Twitter to insist he was "perfectly fine" despite rumors.

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George Michael performs in Milan

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But as Radar reported, a source revealed the 53-year-old was battling a secret heroin addiction in the months before his death.

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George Michael Performs At Earls Court In 1988

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According to The Telegraph, the Wham! star had even been treated in the hospital for an overdose earlier this year. "He's been rushed to A&E on several occasions," said a source. "He used heroin. I think it’s amazing he’s lasted as long as he has."

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George Michael

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Sadly, Michael's life was cut short.

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Michael’s rep confirmed the news in a statement that read: "It is with great sadness that we can confirm our beloved son, brother and friend George passed away peacefully at home over the Christmas period." We pay for juicy info! Do you have a story for RadarOnline.com? Email us at tips@radaronline.com, or call us at 800-344-9598 any time, day or night.

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