Sarah Michelle Gellar Apologizes After Accidentally Mourning Boy George Instead Of George Michael!

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With so many legends lost this year, it’s a bit hard for some to keep track of the latest celebrity deaths — even for fellow celebrities.

After George Michael suddenly died in his sleep on Christmas Day, Sarah Michelle Gellar committed a commemoratory faux pas when she accidentally mourned Boy George instead!

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In a now deleted post on Twitter, the Buffy the Vampire Slayer star shared:

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After a swarm of Internet users instantly corrected her, SMG was immediately apologetic for her mistake, but insisted that her intentions behind the slip up weren’t at all cruel.

In a series of follow up tweets, the actress said she had just misheard the upsetting news — and regardless of who passed, it’s all extremely sad.

She continued:

All so sad indeed!!

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As for Boy George, the music icon joined the long list of celebs who paid tribute to the former Wham frontman on Twitter, saying:

“Devastating. What a beautiful voice he had and his music will live on as a testament to his talent. I can’t believe he is gone. I hope the Buddha will hold him in his arms.”

The Culture Club singer also noted that while the two performers used to be competition, they opened up to each other in the recent years:

From former adversaries to heartbroken fans, many are reeling from the loss of yet another talented star this year.

[Image via Bridow/Tim McLees/WENN.]

Dec 27, 2016 11:22am PDT

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