CELEBRITIES from all corners of TV and radio tweeted how they felt about the shock news of Dale Winton’s death aged 62.
The game show host, know for Supermarket Sweep and the BBC lottery show, died in his home on Wednesday night (April 18).
His agent said: “It is with great sadness that we can confirm the passing of Dale Winton who died at home earlier today.”
Friends Reunited. pic.twitter.com/O2gS0XORvm
— karynn (@TheAcrobattys) April 18, 2018
“While we know many will share this terrible loss, we ask that you respect the family’s privacy at this time of grief.”
Paul Chuckle said: “Shocked to hear of the death of Dale Winton, 62 is no age, how very sad.
“Thoughts are with his family and friends. RIP Dale.”
Piers Morgan tweeted: “RIP Dale Winton, 62. Very sad news.
Sad to hear the news of Dale Winton passing. Came across as a genuinely lovely man when I served him his 60’s and 70’s TV box sets and Dusty Springfield CD’s at HMV. pic.twitter.com/oi5Mi0Hxq3
— Mark Jones (@m0dernworld) April 18, 2018
“A warm, funny man & superb TV presenter.”
Graham Norton said: “Dale Winton gave me the best bit of showbiz advice I ever got – Don’t quit the hit! Thank you Dale. X”
Davina McCall added: “I am so so so sad to hear about Dale Winton a lovely, warm, kind, sensitive, generous soul with a touch of naughty ! RIP”
So so sad and shocked about the lovely Dale Winton. God bless ❤️
— Rylan Clark-Neal (@Rylan) April 18, 2018
Dale told ITV’s Loose Women show in 2006 about his struggle with depression and said: “I always thought, ‘get over yourself’.
“But my mum died of it. It exists and anybody out there who has had it knows it exists.
“I didn’t want to put one foot in front of the other but for a couple of really good friends.”
There are no details on his death, more as we get it.