Gogglebox star Pete McGarry has died on the age of 71, Channel 4 has introduced.
He died on the weekend, surrounded by his household following a brief sickness, in keeping with a press release from the broadcaster and manufacturing firm Studio Lambert.
It added: “Pete might be dearly missed by your entire Gogglebox household, solid and crew.
“Our ideas are with Linda, their kids and grandchildren.
“Since 2000, Pete and Linda have fostered over 100 kids and he’s a beloved father, husband and grandfather. The household have requested for privateness at this unhappy time.”
His explanation for demise has not been revealed, however it’s not linked to COVID-19.
He first appeared on the present together with his spouse Linda and son George within the second sequence of the present in 2013, with the Clacton couple occurring to be common contributors since 2016.