NATIONAL treasure Sir Bruce Forsyth passed away at the age of 89 last year. The much-loved TV star's funeral was held in private in early September 2017. How did Bruce Forsyth die? Sir Bruce Forsyth died at the age of 89 after a battle with ill-health - his death was confirmed on August 18, 2017. The former Strictly Come Dancing host was a national treasure and one of Britain's best-loved entertainers, having thrilled the nation for decades. Bruce had been plagued with health troubles in recent years. In March 2017, he spent five days in intensive care when he came down with a severe chest infection.Just months before his passing Bruce suffered two life-threatening aneurysms, leaving him bed-bound and forcing him to cancel a string of public appearances. He was survived by his wife Wilnelia Merced and his six children. MOST READ IN TV & SHOWBIZExclusiveJAC & DAN AXE I'm A Celeb axe Jac Jossa's reunion with Dan after his threesome shame CAIT'S GREAT I'm A … [Read more...] about When was Sir Bruce Forsyth’s funeral, how did the Strictly Come Dancing host die and how did fellow celebrities pay tribute?
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Strictly Come Dancing fans have been left feeling 'gutted' after they discovered who is set to be eliminated on Sunday night's show. A Twitter account which regularly posts spoilers for the programme revealed who is set to be eliminated after this week's semi-final. Many viewers were left feeling stunned at the news while others were saddened to hear that the celebrity's time on the show has come to an end before the final. Spoiler: Strictly Come Dancing fans have been left feeling 'gutted' after they discovered who is set to be eliminated on Sunday night's show (Oti Mabuse and Kelvin Fletcher pictured) One fan wrote: 'So sad about this!I voted for [name] as did many people I know,' while another said: '[name] was set up to fail.' Another viewer expressed their dismay, writing: 'Oh no. So sad to see [name] go! [They were] what the show was all about.' RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next Strictly Come Dancing: Karim Zeroual and Amy Dowden are... Strictly's Oti … [Read more...] about ‘So sad about this!’ Strictly Come Dancing viewers are left ‘GUTTED’ as results are leaked online AGAIN following semi-final show
It’s hard to think of tougher ways to spend a Saturday night than caring for ill children in a busy London hospital, but, according to Dr Ranj, it’s a doddle compared to dancing the cha-cha on live TV. ‘Honestly, going in to do an A&E shift was a bit of a relief after dancing, because it was so much less stressful!’ he laughs. ‘The physical exhaustion, the stress, the mental anxiety was relentless. Strictly was by far the hardest thing I’ve ever done – a million times harder than medical school.’ It’s a dreary Monday morning when we meet, but Dr Ranj is filled with the sort of puppy-like energy that’s contagious. It’s probably this that kept him going on the show – there aren’t many people who could work hospital night shifts, catch a few hours kip, then go straight to dance rehearsals the next day. But as tough as it may have been, it was still an experience that Dr Ranj relished, and not just because of … [Read more...] about Dr Ranj reveals why leaving Strictly Come Dancing was like a bad break up
Claudia Winkleman lives in constant fear of losing her job as a host of Strictly Come Dancing. The 47-year-old TV star has been co-hosting the long-running BBC reality dance competition since 2010 when she presented the results show - before stepping up to replace the late Sir Bruce Forsyth when he decided to retire from Strictly in 2014. And despite adoration from fans, a decade of work on the show, and even Bafta nominations for her Strictly presenting skills, Claudia says she fears one day she will be given the axe from the show. “If they’ll have me, I’ll keep doing it. But I assume I’ll be fired any minute,” she told the Daily Star on Sunday. “I’m really grateful I’m employed. But I imagine it will stop any minute now,” she added. Claudia - who co-hosts Strictly alongside 50-year-old TV beauty Tess Daly - is one of the BBCs top paid talents, believed to make £450,000 per year for her work there. And despite almost 30 years … [Read more...] about Claudia Winkleman is terrified she will be fired from Strictly Come Dancing at ‘any minute’
ARISTOCRAT Emma Weymouth finds it hard to take a quickstep as she hobbles on a beach — just days after landing a place on Strictly Come Dancing. The chef and model, 33, wrapped her injured ankle in a bandage while holidaying in Saint-Tropez, on the French Riviera. But Emma, married to Longleat heir Viscount Weymouth, 45, still managed a cheeky paddle. The English chef, 33, enjoyed a sun-soaked break as she was unveiled as the latest celeb to join the BBC dance competition's star-studded bill. And it looks like Emma will have no trouble tackling the show's gruelling dance schedule as she showed off her rock hard abs on the beach. The mum of two opted for a printed string bikini as she spent the day topping up her tan.She was also joined by husband Ceawlin Thynn, the son of Alexander Thynn, 7th Marquess of Bath, and their two sons, four-year-old John and two-year-old Henry. Proving herself to be the doting mum, Emma was pictured splashing about in the sea with her little ones. The … [Read more...] about New Strictly Come Dancing star Viscountess Emma Weymouth hobbles on a beach after injuring her ankle