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Annie Wersching dead: The Last of Us and 24 star dies of cancer at 45 as tributes pour in

 The Last of Us star Annie Wersching has tragically died aged 45, her husband, Stephen Full, has announced.The actress, who has appeared in shows like 24, Bosch and Timeless, died following a cancer battle.  Her husband Stephen confirmed the sad news today in a heartbreaking statement."There is a cavernous hole in the soul of this family today,” he wrote. “But she left us the tools to fill it. “She found wonder in the simplest moment.She didn’t require music to dance. “She taught us not to wait for adventure to find you," he continued."‘Go find it.
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Rhod Gilbert talks finding 'humour' in stage 4 cancer battle despite losing work due to it
He explained that despite losing his social life and on-stage career due to his health woes, he is committed to poking fun at serious topics in his upcoming tour, The Book Of John.  'When I get through this, the next show will be in a similar vein.The cancer is on my mind 24/7, but, when I'm well enough to write, I'm jotting down a few things. “And there is humour in there, definitely,” he added to The Guardian.Rhod has received letters and emails from people “all over the world” talking about their own experiences of a stroke, parents with Alzheimer's, or infertility, since adopting a more open approach. The comedian added that he is also looking forward to the rescheduled tour dates for 2023, which have been pushed back until the summer.It comes after his wife Sian Harries revealed they had to rush to hospital, after the comedian's recent treatment for stage four cancer.Sian took to Twitter last week to share that the couple had paid a visit to an “absolutely rammed” A&E.She did not reveal the reason for their visit, but went on to respond to concerned fans who asked if she and Rhod were well with a series of love hearts.Sian penned: “A&E absolutely rammed with people with hacking coughs, we were only ones there wearing masks. “I just don't get it.”Welsh funnyman Rhod confirmed the news of his cancer diagnosis to his fans back in July, just days after pausing his UK tour.Previously, Rhod took to Facebook to reveal he's been suffering from gallstones and will have surgery to resolve the health issue this month.He announced seven of his shows that were scheduled to take place in January have now been postponed and will take place in the summer of 2023. “All my work has gone. My social life has gone.
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Anita Pointer dead: Pointer Sisters icon dies aged 74 as family give heartbreaking tribute
died following a cancer battle, according to her publicist Roger Neal.The star, who was responsible for a number of hits in the 1970s and '80s with her sibling group, died in Los Angeles on New Year's Eve.The famous songstress was surrounded by family at the time of her death, which came just two years after her sister and group co-founder Bonnie Pointer, who died in 2020.  “While we are deeply saddened by the loss of Anita, we are comforted in knowing she is now with her daughter, Jada and her sisters June & Bonnie and at peace,” her family shared in a statement. “Heaven is a more loving, beautiful place with Anita there.“She was the one that kept all of us close and together for so long. “Her love of our family will live on in each of us,” the statement concluded, before requesting that fans respect her family's privacy.The Pointer Sisters formed when Bonnie and June Pointer started performing in clubs in 1969. Their sister Anita soon joined them and the group became a trio, before sister Ruth Pointer expanded the band into a quartet in 1972.The band rose to prominence in the 1970s, but had its greatest commercial success in the 1980s.At around this time, founding sister Bonnie pursued a solo career, while June, Ruth, and Anita continued performing as a trio.The group are best remembered for such hits as 1984’s I’m So Excited and Grammy-winning song Jump (For My Love). They also won a Grammy for their song Automatic, and their other top 10 hits included 1979’s Fire, 1980’s He’s So Shy and 1985’s Neutron Dance. The group took home their first Grammy Award in 1975 for Best Country Vocal Performance for their track Fairytale.Altogether, The Pointer Sisters have had 13 US top 20 hits between 1973 and 1985.They also
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Rhod Gilbert issues update on stage 4 cancer diagnosis after undergoing treatment
Hi-De-Hi actress Ruth Madoc dies aged 79 after accident"Hopefully I'm going to jot it all down and one day bring it to the stage."Since his diagnosis, he has been receiving chemotherapy and radiotherapy, as well as undergoing surgery.On December 9, he added he was yet to receive his results. "If it hasn't worked as well as I've hoped, then maybe I'll have to go back for more treatment," he explained to Eleri Sion.Back in July, the Never Mind The Buzzcocks star revealed that he was undergoing treatment for cancer at Velindre Cancer Centre in Cardiff.The comedian sought help after he started to feel ill and noticed lumps appearing on his body during a charity fundraising trek.After sharing the news, he was swiftly inundated with well wishes from fans who he thanked for their support.Earlier this year, he said: “So while I never imagined that I would be a patient here, I know better than anyone that I am in the best possible hands.Nadia Sawalha sends fans wild stripping down to bikini for England [PICTURED]Strictly's Hamza Yassin isolated himself without phone signal [REVEALED]Cher's mum actress Georgia Holt dies aged 96 after health battle [RIP]"The NHS care I’m receiving is incredible. "I wouldn't wish this on anyone... but who knows, maybe I'll come out the other end with a new stand-up show and a 40 minute rant about orange squash.""In a message posted on his official Facebook page he continued: "As a proud patron of Velindre Cancer Centre, I’ve trekked the world, hosted chaotic quizzes and star-studded comedy nights.“I’ve met and made friends with so many inspirational staff, patients and their families.
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Hairy Bikers' Dave Myers 'jealous' of his life before cancer as pal Si King supports him
The Stranglers' Jet Black dies at 84 after 'years of ill health'At the the of the interview in October, Dave was 14 sessions into a course of chemotherapy and had six to go.Days later while talking to BBC Radio Cumbria, he said the process was working."All the numbers are in the right direction, my hair’s growing back, my beard’s coming back, so it’s a long job.”While trying to remain positive through his battle, Dave said there had been times he would "just curl up and cry".“I’m still not out of the woods but generally feeling much better, and life will never be the same again," he added.The pair last posted on social media on October 22 to promote their new book The Hairy Bikers Brilliant Bakes.Express.co.uk has contacted a representative for Dave for comment.Si is continuing to work alone as Dave focuses on his health.Holly Willoughby aims veiled dig at Meghan Markle and Prince Harry doc [REACTION]Alex Beresford 'feels for' those watching Harry and Meghan documentary [OPINION]Tom Parker's widow has 'emotional' talk with his mum over new romance [REVEALED]While this may be a weird time for him following 30 years together, Si said Dave's absence didn't make him feel less of a Hairy Biker.And despite their distance at the moment, this hasn't stopped him from being Dave's support.The latter revealed how Si had accompanied him to hospital appointments and had also cooked him meals.One thing he isn't keen on doing however is shaving his hair off like Dave.He added to the publication: “Er, no. I mean, if he’d asked us, I probably would have.”Dave said he needn't to worry however as his hair was finally growing back.The chef added: “My little fuzzy hair’s coming back now.“It’s all on numbers.
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Tom Parker's widow has 'emotional' talk with his mum over new romance 'Hardest thing'
Piers Morgan's Harry and Meghan 'obnoxious, self-serving' rant“It was a very emotional conversation and there were lots of tears, but Noreen was adamant that Tom would want Kelsey to be happy," the source added.His mum is also said to be understanding about the situation and acknowledges that she's a young woman who "needs to find a new future for herself".The insider went on to say Noreen will support her daughter-in-law the whole way.Express.co.uk has contacted a representative for Kelsey for comment.Kelsey and Sean, 39, reportedly met through pals and began dating in October.Their romance came to light when she attended a wedding with him in Greenwich.She is yet to speak out publicly about her new relationship.Tom and Kelsey were together since 2009 and tied the knot in 2018.They share two children; three-year-old Aurelia and Bodhi, two.A Place In The Sun's Jonnie enjoys family trip amid 'last Christmas' [LATEST]Nadia Sawalha on 'staged' Harry & Meghan and Brits real issue with her [REACTION]Strictly's Hamza Yassin forced to undergo 'rehab' in semi-final woes [REVEALED]While promoting her documentary Kelsey Parker: Life After Tom last month, she opened up about how she was coping without her husband.Speaking on Good Morning Britain, she said Christmas this year was going to be a tough one for her and the children.She explained: "You could be in a room full of people and still feel lonely, because people don't understand how I feel."And it's really hard for my friends and family because they can't imagine how I actually feel."Christmas is going to be so tough for me this year."In the documentary, Kelsey also said she could no longer listen to The Wanted's songs.She said: "I can't do it.The kids want to play Glad You
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Kirstie Alley admitted being 'in love' with John Travolta but was confronted by his wife
Amanda Owen in tears over family memories after 'unreal' farewell"It wasn’t a sexual relationship because I’m not going to cheat on my husband. But, you know, I think there are things that are way worse than sexual relationships, than cheating on someone that way."I consider what I did even worse because I actually let myself fall in love with him and stay in love with him for a long time."Kirstie seemingly didn't hide her love for John very well as she admitted his wife once confronted her about it.The Cheers actor continued: "Kelly came up to me, and they were married then, and she said, ‘Erm, why are you flirting with my husband?’"And that was sort of when I had to make a decision and that was pretty much the end of that."The actress went on to say she had no regrets falling in love with John and believed they "would have devoured each other".Kirstie's death was announced by her children in a statement on social media yesterday.They told fans that she only discovered she had colon cancer recently and died surrounded by her loved ones.Piers Morgan blasts Harry and Meghan for using him in doc trailer [REACTION]Prue Leith breaks silence as Matt Lucas quits Great British Bake Off [REVEALED]Emmerdale's Lisa Riley addresses tough personal news away from soap [EXCLUSIVE]John gushed over the late Cheers actress in a tribute on Twitter following the news.Alongside pictures of her and the pair smiling together, he wrote: "Kirstie was one of the most special relationships I’ve ever had."I love you Kirstie.
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Kirstie Alley's exact cause of death confirmed by rep after Cheers star dies aged 71
Kirstie Alley’s family have shared the heartbreaking news that the beloved Cheers actress has died shortly after discovering she had cancer.The star’s representative has since confirmed the type of cancer that Kirstie battled in her final days. A representative revealed to People that Kirstie had been suffering from colon cancer prior to her death.Kirstie’s family previously announced the devastating news of her death in a heart-wrenching statement on the late star’s social media accounts. Her children True and Lillie Parker said she was surrounded by her closest family at her time of death.Their statement read: "To all our friends, far and wide around the world... “We are sad to inform you that our incredible, fierce and loving mother has passed away after a battle with cancer, only recently discovered."She was surrounded by her closest family and fought with great strength, leaving us with a certainty of her never-ending joy of living whatever adventures lie ahead. “As iconic as she was on screen, she was an even more amazing mother and grandmother,” the statement continued. Kirstie’s children went on to speak about their family’s gratitude for those who had cared for her in her final days."We are grateful to the incredible team of doctors and nurses at the Moffitt Cancer Center for their care,” they wrote.“Our mother's zest and passion for life, her children, grandchildren and her many animals, not to mention her eternal joy of creating, were unparalleled and leave us inspired to live life to the fullest just as she did."They concluded by thanking Kirstie’s fans and friends for "your love and prayers".Kirstie was best known for playing Rebecca Howe on popular NBC sitcom Cheers, where she starred opposite Ted Danson,
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