Richard E Grant has thanked the public for its support following the death of his wife Joan Washington, stating he’s ‘overwhelmed’ with the outpouring of love.In a tweet on Friday, the 64-year-old actor announced that his wife of 35 years had died on Thursday night.
A cause of death was not given. Tributes poured in from Richard’s celebrity friends and fans, with Jessica Chastain and Nigella Lawson among those to share their condolences.
Addressing the reaction to his wife’s death, Richard tweeted on Saturday: ‘Overwhelmed by the messages of love, condolence & support we have received from loved ones & strangers from all over the world & the appreciation from actors Joan taught over the years. ‘Grief hits us like tsunamis as we try and put.Read more on metro.co.uk