Gogglebox star Andy Michael passes away aged 61
Gogglebox star Andy Michael has died at the age of 61.
The news was announced online in a statement by Channel 4.
The statement reads “We are deeply saddened to share the passing of Gogglebox star Andy Michael at the age of 61 following a short illness.
“Any passed away last weekend with his family by his side.
“Retired hotelier Andy, who brought much wit and insight to Gogglebox, was one of the show’s original cast members, appearing in the very first episode in 2013. Beloved father to Katy, Alex, Pascal & Louis, and cherished husband of Carolyne, Andy was a much loved and respected member of the Gogglebox family and he will be very sadly missed.
“Our love and thoughts are with Carolyne and the entire family. The family have asked for privacy at this very sad time.”
The sad news of Michael’s death comes only days after fellow Gogglebox star Mary Cook passed away at the age of 92. Mary would appear on the show with her best friend Marina Wingrove from their retirement home. She died in hospital with family by her side.