But now, just ten months after the big day, the singer has split from Michael Simpson, saying civil partnerships do not work and that he was happier being married to a woman. Burns, 49, who was wed to stylist Lynne Corlett for 28 years, said gay relationships were a "commercial break" compared with the "full movie" of marriage. Scroll down for more
Burns was married to his ex-wife, Lynne Corlett, for 25 years before the two split up. He later married Michael Simpson. The three remained friends and lived near each other in London.
Burns, the former lead singer for the British group Dead or Alive, suddenly died at age 57 on Sunday after suffering a heart attack. Simpson and Burns were never legally married, but instead entered a civil partnership in Same-sex marriage was not made legal in England until March
The hairdresser was married to the late Dead or Alive singer from to She was wed to the late Pete Burns for 25 years but just who is Lynne Corlett? The couple wed infive years before Pete hit the big time with Dead or Alive and their hit song Spin Me Round in Lynne was Pete's stylist and following the breakdown of their marriage inthe pair still managed to remain firm friends.
In the early days of Dead or Alive, Pete was famed for his big hair and vibrant use of stage make-up. Pete is pictured here with his ex-wife, Lynne. The pair were married for 28 years, and she started as his stylist before romance blossomed.
The pair were married for 25 years but after splitting in re,remained close. She was married to the singer for 25 years but little is known about Pete Burns ' ex-wife. But it's now been revealed that it was Lynne Corlett who was by the singer's side as he died.
On October 24, Burns died in England after suffering a heart attack. Pete Burns and Michael Simpson in In a interview with the Daily Mail, Burns, after his divorce from Corlett, said that he preferred being married to a woman.
Peter Jozzeppi Burns 5 August — 23 October was an English musician, singer, songwriter, and television personality. In he founded the band Nightmares In Wax; in changes were made to the band's line-up and the name was changed to Dead or Alive. Burns was the group's vocalist and songwriter.
SHE was with him as the riches of pop success gave way to bankruptcy — and when a disastrous rampage of plastic surgery left him looking barely human. With his flamboyant appearance and penchant for cross-dressing, many would be surprised to learn the Dead Or Alive frontman was ever married to a woman. Known for his music yet only having had one big hit, he strived for physical perfection but ended up damaging himself with surgery.