The reality star died in London in April. His autopsy results showed that Gest died of stroke. US attorney Edward Bearman – who has been dealing with Gest’s estate – told The Sun: “I’ve been told David died from a stroke.” The executor of Gest’s will, Gary Veazey, also added: “He died of a stroke.”
Mr Gest was found dead in a hotel room in Canary Wharf. The star rose to fame through his marriage to Liza Minnelli and his friendship with Michael Jackson – and had appeared on shows including I’m A Celebrity and Celebrity Big Brother. Gest’s friend Imad Handi spoke out following the “larger than life” star’s death. He adds that Gest was a good friend and a showbiz icon who will definitely be missed by millions.