David Gest, music producer and ex-husband of Liza Minnelli, dies at 62

David Gest, Reality Star and Ex-Husband of Liza Minnelli Found Dead In Hotel
David Gest, Reality Star and Ex-Husband of Liza Minnelli Found Dead In Hotel

Reality TV star was found in a London hotel

David Gest, the former husband of Liza Minnelli, has been found dead in a London hotel aged 62.

The reality TV star was married to the singer from 2002 until 2003. An autopsy will take place in an attempt to determine the cause of death.

The Metropolitan Police force said officers were called to "reports of an unexplained death of a man in his 60s" at the Four Seasons Hotel in London's Canary Wharf on Tuesday morning.

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Best was a longtime friend of the late Michael Jackson and produced a documentary about the King of Pop. The Los Angeles-born Gest emerged as a big star in Britain with appearances on reality TV shows including "Celebrity Big Brother" and "I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here!"

See David Gest through the years: