George Michael's boyfriend Fadi Fawaz found singer dead in bed on Christmas morning: 'I will never forget'


George Michael's loved ones have had an extremely difficult Christmas, especially his boyfriend, Fadi Fawaz.

The celebrity hairstylist tweeted on Monday that he was the one who found the 53-year-old singer's dead body in his country home in England.

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"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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VIENNA, AUSTRIA - SEPTEMBER 04: George Michael and Fadi Fawaz arrive at Airport Vienna on September 4, 2012 in Vienna, Austria. (Photo by Luca Teuchmann/Getty Images)
BARCELONA, SPAIN - JULY 31: George Michael and his boyfriend Fadi Fawaz are seen on July 31, 2012 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
BARCELONA, SPAIN - JULY 31: George Michael and his boyfriend Fadi Fawaz are seen on July 31, 2012 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
BARCELONA, SPAIN - JULY 31: George Michael and his boyfriend Fadi Fawaz are seen on July 31, 2012 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
BARCELONA, SPAIN - JULY 29: George Michael and his boyfriend Fadi Fawaz are seen at Barcelona El Prat Airport on July 29, 2012 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - MARCH 14: George Michael and Fadi Fawaz are seen on March 14, 2012 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by JJ/ROCHAS/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
BARCELONA, SPAIN - JULY 29: George Michael and his boyfriend Fadi Fawaz are seen at Barcelona El Prat Airport on July 29, 2012 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
BARCELONA, SPAIN - JULY 29: George Michael and his boyfriend Fadi Fawaz are seen at Barcelona El Prat Airport on July 29, 2012 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
VIENNA, AUSTRIA - NOVEMBER 29: George Michaels boyfriend Fadi Fawaz (R) leaves the AKH hospital where Singer George Michael was reportedly admitted last week with pneumonia on November 29, 2011 in Vienna, Austria. Michael was forced then to abandon his current tour due to his health. (Photo by Hans Wurst/Getty Images)
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Fawaz's Twitter photo is of him giving Michael a kiss on the tweet, and his bio now reads, "I will never stop missing you xxx."

Fawaz and Michael had been romantically linked for the past few years. Though Fawaz's Twitter account is not verified, Michael was following it. Before retweeting photographer John McRae early Monday, Fawaz hadn't posted since September 2015.

ET has reached out to Michael's rep.

Michael died of heart failure on Sunday. His U.S. manager confirmed to ET that the "Father Figure" singer had not been ill.

"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," his rep told ET on Christmas day.

Many stars have taken to social media to pay tribute to the late pop star. Hear what they had to say in the photos below.

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I am in deep shock. I have lost a beloved friend - the kindest, most generous soul and a brilliant artist. RIP… https://t.co/Pyeu7gb2QI
Paul on George Michael: https://t.co/t7vu2Hyjey https://t.co/ZBq0VsTatB
I would not be the artist I am if it wasn't for you. @GeorgeMichael
I've loved George Michael for as long as I can remember. He was an absolute inspiration. Always ahead of his time.
Before I sleep I wanted to send out my love to @GeorgeMichael and his family and friends. What a wonderful gift to the world he was. 🙏🏼💙
George Michael - Extras Xmas Special https://t.co/dmuLC88xcR via @DailymotionUK
I would not be the artist I am if it wasn't for you. @GeorgeMichael
George Michael was a kind and gentle soul. #Wham
So sad to hear of George Michael's passing, huge sympathy to friends and family. Particularly difficult time to lose someone. RIP.
George Michael RIP. Your music lifted our spirits. Your heart was pure. Sad. You will be missed.
A beautiful Christmas with my boys but so saddened by the passing of George Michael -and extraordinary talent - So missed RIP X
Finished the prime rib... now onto blasting George Michael and doing the dishes
George Michael Read: https://t.co/z669xGdjwM
I'm very sad about the news of my good friend George Michael. God bless you and may you rest in peace.
#Heartbroken Here's how George Michael impacted my life... https://t.co/C6oY6ekJ91 https://t.co/yFpJiuh4ed
So sorry to hear about George Michael's passing. Brilliant icon. "Kissing a Fool" one of my all time favs. Strength & light to his family.
"I have never and will never apologize for my sex life. Gay sex is natural, gay sex is good!" - George Michael
mine & mari's song of the day: JESUS TO A CHILD - GEORGE MICHAEL (R.I.P. GEORGIOS) https://t.co/A1UBaUjA4L
Song of the day...."Kissing A Fool" by George Michael. RIP George. Amazing singer and songwriter!!! https://t.co/0cgzPFcu7N
So Sad to hear of George Michael passing. I met him after his Earls Court Gig and he hosted us at his wonderful home in Highgate RIP❤️
So sad about George Michael. Truly one of the greatest songwriters.
Another fine musical talent gone--RIP, George Michael. Spent Christmas evening dancing around to "Before You Go-Go." Damn you, 2016.
Waking up to the sad news of George Michael's passing. An incredible talent taken far too soon. https://t.co/MuTlPxEDSk
Rip George Michael - What a singer, just watched him with queen "somebody to love " Vocals for days
When a baby first breathes When night sees sunrise When the whale hunts in the sea When man recognizes Freedom https://t.co/zSTUgCmXo7
Frank Sinatra's amazing letter to George Michael after the latter complained about fame. One for all stars to ponde… https://t.co/soQOiDkeQT
So sad to hear my Cypriot brother @GeorgeMichael has passed away. Will miss him & pray God will have mercy on him.… https://t.co/L2P4maiCSC
Deeply saddened by the news of the passing of George Michael. What an amazing artist we've lost... rest in peace.
" @maryjblige and @georgemichael ~ their remake of #steviewonder's AS says it all to me.." #georgemichael "ALWAYS!!… https://t.co/n6BIbQvxSs
If you're ever feeling pretty good about a piece of art you've just made, remember this. George Michael wrote careless whisper at 17. 17!!!
Farewell My Friend! 🙏🏻 Another Great Artist leaves us. 💔Can 2016 Fuck Off NOW? https://t.co/aEGIUNSJbt
This is insanely cool. George Michael & Queen rehearsing 'Somebody To Love' as Bowie looks on. Wow. https://t.co/4okLGWWpBc
I'm never gonna dance again Guilty feet have got no rhythm Though it's easy to pretend I know you're not a fool ~ George Michael
George Michael. Rest In Peace. Such heartbreaking news yet on a celebratory day. We are blasting your songs all night!
Rest in peace George Michael. Thanks for sharing your soul and talent with all of us, traveling… https://t.co/oTVB1IB3tk
So sad @GeorgeMichael What a talent & significant part of my generation's musical journey. May he find his "freedom." #ripfreedom
Gone too soon. Brilliant George Michael. RIP. https://t.co/9SNg6HT0ac
I've only witnessed true genius a few times in my life. One of those was watching George Michael lay down Feeling Good for #Elistone 1/2
Everything I know about singing I learned from listening to George Michael's perfect voice. My absolute favorite. RIP sweet man.
GEORGE MICHAEL FOREVER https://t.co/QcjKvpCpjw
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