BREAKING: Pete Burns dies aged 57 from a heart attack

Former Celebrity Big Brother star Pete Burns has died at the age of 57 after suffering from a massive heart attack.

He died yesterday and a statement today from his management has confirmed the singer's sad passing. 

“It is with the greatest sadness that we have to break the tragic news that out beloved Pete Burns of (Dead Or Alive), died suddenly yesterday of a massive cardiac arrest.

“All of his family and friends are devastated by the loss of our special star.

“He was a true visionary, a beautiful talented soul, and he will be missed by all who loved and appreciated everything he was and all of the wonderful memories the has left is with.

“We have no more words, we will make a further statement when we have had a chance to come to terms with our devastating loss

“He will live forever in our memories

“Sending you all our love. Lynne, Michael, Steve."

Mr Burns hailed from Wirral, Merseyside, and found fame after establishing the band Dead Or Alive in 1980. In more recent years, he went on to feature on several reality television shows.

His appearance was drastically altered via plastic surgery procedures – which he himself numbered at around 300 in total. Shockingly, some 200 of those surgeries are believed to have taken place over just a two year period.