David Bowie's wife Iman pays emotional tribute after legendary singer dies from cancer

Published January 11th, 2016 - 02:12 GMT
Iman and David Bowie were happily married for many years. (Zimbio.com)
Iman and David Bowie were happily married for many years. (Zimbio.com)

David Bowie's wife of 24 years, supermodel Iman, appeared to hint at her deep grief over the death of her husband in three emotional Instagram posts.

The 69-year-old passed away on Sunday after an 18-month battle with cancer, it was confirmed in a statement on Monday morning.

Before the news broke, Iman appeared to hint at the devastating news on Sunday in a series of heart-breaking posts.

The most recent was a black and white image, shared yesterday, which read: "The struggle is real but so is God."

 

Rise #imandaily

A photo posted by IMAN (@the_real_iman) on Jan 10, 2016 at 6:02am PST

Another was a striking picture of Bowie being dressed as his most famous alter-ego Ziggy Stardust.

 

With his iconic red hair and pink face paint, the ground-breaking singer stands calmly with a cigarette hanging from his mouth as two stylist fit the Japanese-themed cape.

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