Former American Idol finalist Michael Johns has died at the age of 35.
Michael Johns’ death was confirmed via Twitter by an administrator of his official fansite.
“It is with a heavy heart and inconsolable sadness that we confirm the passing of our friend Michael Johns. No other details will b avail at this time,” he wrote.
Fellow American Idol finalist Melinda Doolittle also tweeted her condolences.
Michael Johns finished in eight place in American Idol‘s seventh season, which ended in 2008.
According to TMZ, Michael Johns died from a blood clot in his ankle.
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