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Breaking News: British Fashion Designer Alexander McQueen Has Been Found Dead at the Age of 40 After Committing Suicide 2010-02-11 07:28:26

Breaking News: Alexander McQueen Found Dead

I'm sad to report that Alexander McQueen has been found dead at the age of 40 after apparently taking his own life. His office have released this statement:

"It is a tragic loss. We are not making a comment at this time out of respect for the McQueen family."

Alexander recently lost his mother Joyce McQueen, and lost close friend and mentor Isabella Blow when she committed suicide three years ago. He was one of the shining stars of the British fashion industry — his autumn collection was one of the highlights of Paris Fashion Week — and he was expected to show at the next one.

Our thoughts are with Alexander's family and friends at this tragically sad time.

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Breaking News: Alexander McQueen Found Dead  originally posted on POPSUGAR Fashion
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rockncouture rockncouture 6 years
So So sad!
rockncouture rockncouture 6 years
So So sad!
Juicylemon Juicylemon 6 years
I just learned about it, I'm quite shocked. It seems not so long ago that I read about this man for the first time when he was about to become an household name.
Juicylemon Juicylemon 6 years
I just learned about it, I'm quite shocked. It seems not so long ago that I read about this man for the first time when he was about to become an household name.
reesiecup reesiecup 6 years
this a huge loss for the fashion industry and all of his admirers.
Advah Advah 6 years
As Spanishgirl said, suicide is always sad.
Jessiebanana Jessiebanana 6 years
He was my favorite designer. This is very sad.
tlsgirl tlsgirl 6 years
This is so sad. What a creative personality the world has lost.
spanishgirl69 spanishgirl69 6 years
suicide is always sad, rip
spanishgirl69 spanishgirl69 6 years
suicide is always sad, rip
Daisy-Duke Daisy-Duke 6 years
Just awful, horrific news. So sad.
Glittersniffer Glittersniffer 6 years
Terrible news...I wish he had gotten the help he needed.
genesisrocks genesisrocks 6 years
Very sad and shocking. RIP
genesisrocks genesisrocks 6 years
Very sad and shocking. RIP
kty kty 6 years
i'm very shocked...he was so talented.R.I.P Lee
buzzlightgirl buzzlightgirl 6 years
Wow!!! R.I.P.!!!
buzzlightgirl buzzlightgirl 6 years
Wow!!! R.I.P.!!!
bronzebeauty719 bronzebeauty719 6 years
this is too sad... im in shock.. a true loss
miss-malone miss-malone 6 years
This was a shock, he was so amazing. RIP :(
soapbox soapbox 6 years
As a young designer, I looked up to him. He was one the reasons why I started designing. He will be missed.
chloe-bella chloe-bella 6 years
So sad!
chloe-bella chloe-bella 6 years
So sad!
katelang09 katelang09 6 years
This makes me so sad! I was just watching his spring 2010 show yesterday, for the millionth time. He was brilliant.
Love-and-Sex Love-and-Sex 6 years
So tragic.
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