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Virtual reunion: Will Smith and Fresh Prince cast pay teary tribute to late Uncle Phil actor

Virtual reunion: Will Smith and Fresh Prince cast pay teary tribute to late Uncle Phil actor

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Will Smith was left in tears during a virtual reunion with his Fresh Prince of Bel-Air co-stars as they remembered James Avery, who played Uncle Phil and died in 2013.The star shared a clip from his new Snapchat chat show "Will At Home" on his Instagram page as the cast marked 30 years since the start of the hit show. Alfonso Ribeiro (Carlton), Daphne Maxwell Reid (Aunt Viv) Joseph Marcell (Geoffrey) Karyn Parsons (Hilary), Tatyana M. Ali (Ashley) and Smith's sidekick DJ Jazzy Jeff all featured in the video."I'm hyped, I'm hyped!" said Smith. The actors appeared very pleased to see each other as they spoke from their homes during the coronavirus lockdown. ...
‘If Gordon Banks played cricket, Peter Bonetti would have been England’s No.1’ – Chelsea legends Ron ‘Chopper’ Harris and John Hollins pay tribute to late goalkeeper

‘If Gordon Banks played cricket, Peter Bonetti would have been England’s No.1’ – Chelsea legends Ron ‘Chopper’ Harris and John Hollins pay tribute to late goalkeeper

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Ron ‘Chopper’ Harris and John Hollins have paid tribute to their former teammate, Chelsea legend Peter Bonetti, after he sadly passed away this weekend. Bonetti died on Easter Sunday at the age of 78, after losing his long-term battle with illness. Chelsea dubbed ‘The Cat’ as one of the club’s ‘greatest ever players’ and tributes from across football have poured in for former England international. Mirrorpix - Getty Peter Bonetti made 729 appearances for Chelsea across two spells in the 1960s and 1970s Despite being remembered as one of the country’s finest goalkeepers, Bonetti only made seven appearances in an England shirt, although he was part of the squad that lifted the World Cup in 1966. Unfortunately for him, Gordon Banks was in his way f
Sir Stirling Moss dies aged 90 after long illness as wife pays tribute to Formula One legend

Sir Stirling Moss dies aged 90 after long illness as wife pays tribute to Formula One legend

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Formula One legend Sir Stirling Moss has passed away at the age of 90.Moss, who won 212 of the 529 races he competed in, had been suffering from a long illness. Getty Images Stirling Moss has passed away at the age of 90 Lady Moss was at his bedside in the final stages and said he died peacefully at their Mayfair house. “He died as he lived, looking wonderful,” she told the Daily Mail. “He simply tired in the end and he just closed his beautiful eyes and that was that.” Once described as ‘the greatest driver never to win the World Championship’, Moss’ outstanding sportsmanship ensured he was always a popular member of the racing fraternity. Moss was effectively forced into retirement from top-level motorsport in 1962 after a horror crash at Goodwood l
Madonna pays tribute to co-star after coronavirus death

Madonna pays tribute to co-star after coronavirus death

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Madonna has paid tribute to her Desperately Seeking Susan co-star Mark Blum who has died after contracting coronavirus.The Queen Of Pop called Blum "a remarkable human" and said his death served as "another reminder that this virus is no joke". Image: Blum was hailed as a 'remarkable human' by Madonna Blum, who starred in numerous films, TV show and plays, died aged 69 from complications related to coronavirus.Madonna wrote: "I want to acknowledge the passing of a remarkable human, fellow actor and friend Mark Blum, who succumbed to coronavirus. This is really tragic and my heart goes out to him, his family and his loved ones."I remember him as funny warm, loving and professional when we made Desperately Seeking Susan in 1985!! ...
Coronavirus: Family pay tribute to ‘wonderful great-grandad’

Coronavirus: Family pay tribute to ‘wonderful great-grandad’

Health
The family of a UK man who died with coronavirus have paid tribute to a "wonderful husband, dad, grandad and great-grandad". The 83-year-old, the second person to die in the UK after contracting the virus, died shortly after testing positive in hospital on Thursday.His family said they had lost a "truly loving person" and were unable to arrange a funeral for him because they were self-isolating. It comes as the UK cases rose to 209.The man, who had underlying health problems, had been admitted to Milton Keynes Hospital for another reason and spent two days in a ward before being isolated and tested for coronavirus, the hospital said. In a statement, his family said: "We as a family have lost a truly loving and wonderful person and are trying to come to te...