Just before everyone’s new favourite actress Carrie Fisher died, 2016 did a couple of ‘aw, but they had a good innings’ deaths in a trend that’s continued throughout the year.

Before that, 2016 brutally murdered everyone’s new favourite singer George Michael, ‘a biggy’ by forcing him into a life of rich excess; part of  a cruel plan spanning 30 years.

The nefarious 2016 said:

“You ain’t seen nuthin yet! Like your Elton do ya? Fond of your Queenie are ya? Watch this space, there’s gonna be proper fireworks on New Years Eve.”

She continued:

“Keep checking your Facebook newsfeeds for ‘BREAKING:’ though, because I’ve prepared three more little, let’s say, treats, before you all lose your shit just before 2017 pays a visit and really goes to town.”

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