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Gogglebox star June Bernicoff dies aged 82

Gogglebox star June Bernicoff dies aged 82

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Gogglebox star June Bernicoff has died at the age of 82, Channel 4 has announced.The broadcaster said she was "at home with her family by her side" and died on Tuesday after a short illness - which was not related to coronavirus.Bernicoff appeared on the reality TV show with her late husband Leon."As the first couple to be cast for Gogglebox back in 2013, June and her husband Leon were a huge part of the programme's success," Channel 4 said."Their warmth, wit and contrasting personalities endeared them to the nation during the course of the first 10 series."Writing on Twitter, Gogglebox producer Tania Alexander said: "June and Leon were the Gogglebox originals & a huge part of the show's success. I adored them both. Big kiss ...
Channel 4 airs tribute to Gogglebox star

Channel 4 airs tribute to Gogglebox star

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Media playback is unsupported on your deviceChannel 4 has paid tribute to Gogglebox star Leon Bernicoff, who has died aged 83, ahead of its Christmas special, shown on Sunday evening. The retired teacher died in hospital on Saturday after a short illness.His widow June Bernicoff, who joined the show with her husband in 2013, thanked the public for their support.Before Sunday's programme, the Channel 4 announcer said: "He will be sorely missed and we dedicate tonight's show to his memory."The Bernicoffs, from Liverpool, were the first couple to join the reality TV show's cast when it launched in 2013.Skip Twitter post by @LeonAndJuneThankyou Folks for all your wonderful messages. Leon would have loved reading them & hearing how much he was loved. Goodnight & God Bless!— LeonAndJune...