David Bowie's family is planning to mourn in private.
On Thursday, the icon's loved ones posted a sentimental statement on his official Facebook page about plans for his upcoming memorial service, writing:
"The family of David Bowie is currently making arrangements for a private ceremony celebrating the memory of their beloved husband, father and friend. They ask once again that their privacy be respected at this most sensitive of times."
However, they are still welcoming worldwide fans to continue honoring the late legend in their own ways, thanking them for the tremendous support they've seen already.
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And while the star's loved ones are pointing out that none of these outside tributes are affiliated or officially endorsed by the family, they are still encouraging everyone to remember the amazing artist, saying:
"Just as each and every one of us found something unique in David's music, we welcome everyone's celebration of his life as they see fit."
Check out the full statement (below)!
Our hearts go out to everyone affected by this devastating loss.
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