Bobby Ball will be remembered on this week’s Gogglebox following his death.
The Ball and Cannon star died in hospital on Wednesday (October 29) after testing positive for coronavirus.
Bobby appeared on the Channel 4 show in 2015 alongside Lee Mack and Sally Bretton in aid of Stand Up To Cancer.
Will Gogglebox pay tribute to Bobby Ball?
A spokesperson for the show said: “A tribute line has been recorded and will be in this week’s episode.”
Tributes have poured in on social media after news broke of Bobby’s death.
His Ball and Cannon co-star and close friend Tommy Cannon said he’s “devastated”.
How did Bobby Ball die?
A statement released on behalf of his family confirmed Bobby was taken to hospital “for tests as he started with breathing problems”.
He later tested positive for COVID-19.
The statement also said: “His wife Yvonne said the hospital and staff could not have been more wonderful, as they were outstanding in their care of duty and they did everything possible for him and she cannot praise them enough.
“She said that the family and Tommy would like to express their sincere thanks to the many, many people who have been fans of Bobby.”
Yvonne added: “I will always miss him, he was so joyful, full of fun and mischievous.”
Meanwhile, celebrities paid tribute to Bobby on Twitter.
So heartbroken to read about the passing of comedy legend Bobby Ball.
Comedian Jason Manford wrote: “So heartbroken to read about the passing of comedy legend Bobby Ball. Such a hilarious man.
“The comedy community is a poorer place without him.”
Les Dennis said: “Just heard the sad news that the wonderful Bobby Ball has died.
“He was a true entertainer with real funny bones. Thoughts with Tommy,Yvonne and his family at this sad time. RIP Bobby.”
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