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Gogglebox Star George Gilbey Dies Aged 40 

The television world is mourning the loss of George Gilbey, who rose to fame alongside his mother Linda McGarry and stepfather Pete McGarry on the popular Channel 4 show Gogglebox. Gilbey passed away on Wednesday, March 27th, 2024, at the age of 40 [Sky News].

Reports suggest a tragic accident:

Details surrounding Gilbey’s death are still emerging. However, initial reports indicate he died following a fall from height while at work [BBC]. Essex Police confirmed they were called to an incident in Shoebury, near Southend-on-Sea, on Wednesday morning [ITV News Anglia].

Tributes pour in for a TV favorite:

Tributes have been pouring in for Gilbey, with fellow Gogglebox stars and friends remembering his humor and warmth. Ricci Guarnaccio, who appeared on Celebrity Big Brother alongside Gilbey in 2014, called him a “well and truly going to be missed” friend [The Independent].

A Gogglebox Legacy:

Gilbey first appeared on Gogglebox in its second series in 2013, quickly becoming a fan favorite for his witty remarks and family dynamic. The McGarry family, known for their blunt commentary and lighthearted humor, left the show in 2014 but made a much-welcomed return in 2016 [The National].

Our Thoughts are with the Family:

George Gilbey’s sudden passing leaves a void in the Gogglebox family and the hearts of viewers who enjoyed his presence on the show. Our thoughts are with his family and friends during this difficult time.

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