Gogglebox’s June addresses show future after husband Leon’s death

He passed away just before Christmas

Gogglebox star June Bernicoff has hinted she may not return to the hit Channel 4 show following the tragic death of her husband Leon last year.

He passed away just before Christmas – on December 23 – following a short illness, leaving fans of the show in shock and mourning.

Ever since the sad news broke viewers have wondered whether June would continue to appear on the show.

And after the show picked up best Factual Entertainment Programme at the National Television Awards, she hinted it may be the end for her.

She tweeted: “It was a great adventure with a great finale with the NTA.”

Fans were quick to offer their support.

One wrote: “That’s a real shame…i know no-one could replace Leon but you both will be sadly missed.”

Another added: “My family and I will miss you. Please keep tweeting. Take care June. Xx”

“You have to do what’s right for you June. Your memories with Leon will be with you forever and we have those from goggle box too. Thank you,” commented a third.

Leon and wife June joined the Channel 4 hit when it launched in 2013, and quickly became national treasures.

The couple also shared a Twitter account but she has taken it over since the 83-year-old’s death.

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Last week she gave an insight into how she was coping with the loss of her husband after fans contacted her to see if she was ok.

June tweeted: “Doing okay, thanks. Some days better than others but that goes for us all doesn’t it?”

She added to another follower: “One day at a time.”

The Liverpool-based television favourite also told fans she’d been watching First Dates and, perhaps thinking about her own beautiful love story with Leon, tweeted: “Want them all to find happiness.”

June also opened up about Everton fan Leon’s funeral service, telling one follower that some of his Liverpool-loving colleagues had worn blue to the occasion.

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“He was a indeed a blue – a bitter blue but even some of his red ex-colleagues wore blue at his funeral!” she wrote in a tweet.

Other memories shared by June in the last week include telling fans that Leon loved to dance around the house, made a great cup of tea and was always a morning person.

“Life was never boring with him but great fun!!” she said.

“He was one in a million and he’s very much missed and not only by me,” she added.

ED has contacted Channel 4 for comment.