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Sir Bruce Forsyth's family say their hearts are ‘broken' after star's death

Sir Bruce Forsyth passed away on Friday at the age of 89.

Sir Bruce Forsyth’s family have said their hearts are “truly broken” as they thanked fans for their messages following the entertainer’s death.

The veteran star’s wife Wilnelia and children sent a message to The One Show, which paid tribute to Sir Bruce with a special episode on Monday night.

Sir Bruce Forsyth and his wife Wilnelia
Sir Bruce Forsyth and his wife Wilnelia (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

The message was read out by presenter Matt Baker.

He said the family wanted to thank “the many, many people who have sent messages of condolence” after the star died at the age of 89.

Their message said: “Our hearts are truly broken and the tributes paid to him in the last few days have helped us tremendously through this very difficult time.

“It’s been humbling and comforting to us to realise just how much Bruce was loved and how many lives he touched.”

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