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Stand-up comedian Ian Royce passed away, BGT team mourn his demise


Arhama AltafWeb Editor

02nd Sep, 2020. 12:00 pm
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Ian Royce dies

Famed Britain’s stand-up comedian Ian Royce dies after severe pneumonia and multiple organ failure at the age of 51, his family confirmed on Tuesday.

Ian Royce was best known for his warm-up act on Britain’s Got Talent. He also worked for the Britain’s The X Factor and Piers Morgan’s Life Stories.

The actor’s family shared the sad news on Ian’s Twitter handle. The tweet read, “It is with our greatest regret that we have to tell you all that Ian has passed away today from severe pneumonia and multiple organ failure.”

Ian Royce Twitter

The statement further says,”He was in no pain and was surrounded by friends and family. He put up a good fight but is in a better place now. Roxanne x.”

However, the Britain’s Got Talent team took to social media to express their deep grief and heartiest condolences.

On Tuesday, Ant and Dec said in a tweet that read: “We are sorry to hear of the passing of Ian ‘Roycey’ Royce. He was an integral part of the #BGT team for many years. Our thoughts are with his beloved Roxy and all his family. RIP Roycey. We’ll never forget you.”

Piers Morgan added: “RIP Ian ‘Roycey’ Royce. Funniest warm-up man in showbiz and a legend in the TV industry. Worked with him on@BGT, @AGT & most of my Life Stories shows. Great guy, very loyal friend, & such a proud dad to his daughter Roxanne. Thanks for all the laughs mate.”

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