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Britains Got Talent star Ivan Royce dies at age of 51

Britains Got Talent star Ivan Royce dies at age of 51”

He set up a great fight but is at a much better place today.

The official BGT account posted: "Yesterday we sadly lost a member of our #BGT family".

Britain's stand-up comedian Ian Royce passed away from severe pneumonia and multiple organ failure at the age of 51, his family confirmed on Tuesday.

Leading the tributes, the duo write "We are sorry to hear of the passing of Ian "Roycey" Royce. Our thoughts are with his family at this time".

In addition to his role on Britain's Got Talent, Royce also worked as an audience warm-up for the U.K.'s The X Factor and Piers Morgan's Life Stories.

Royce's buddies responded to the news of his handing downTuesday English speakers Ant and Dec were amongst them, tweeting that Royce was a "legendary character" who "will not be forgotten". He was always so proud of you too.

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It is with our greatest sorrow that we must inform you everything that Ian has passed off now from acute pneumonia and multiple organ failure.

Piers Morgan composed on Tuesday night:"RIP Ian'Roycey' Royce". He was the best funniest warm-up guy there was. Worked with him on ⁦@BGT @AGT & most of my Life Stories shows. "He was a hilariously amusing guy, and he also had a great love for his daughter, Roxanne, who let me know yesterday, and my thoughts are with her in particular". A proud father of his daughter Roxanne. "I'll greatly miss him, love to all his family and friends and Royce, thanks for the laughs mate and we'll miss you." . You may be able to find the same content in another format or you may be able to find more information on their website.

The Britain's Got Talent semi-finals will air on Saturday evenings from September 5 on ITV.

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