Ben Shephard shares heartfelt post as Tipping Point contestant dies after filming show


    Ben Shephard has paid tribute to Tipping Point contestant Rav, who has died after filming for the ITV show aired on Wednesday night. The 47-year-old took to Twitter to tell fans the logistics manager from Birmingham’s family had informed the show about his death as he sent his condolences.

    Ben shared a picture of him alongside Rav in the studio with an emotional message.

    He wrote: “Since we recorded today’s Tipping Point, Rav’s family have shared the sad news of his passing.

    “I loved playing alongside him, and along with all the Tipping Point team we are sending his family and friends all our love.”

    The show also shared the picture on social media, adding: “Everyone at Tipping Point would like to extend their sincerest sympathies.”

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    Lauren Magical Lady penned: “OMG.. that’s so very sad… I watched it… I thought what a nice man! Sincere condolences to his family. RIP xx.”

    It’s not the first time a contestant has died after filming the show this year.

    Back in May, ITV announced that retired school bus driver Cath had passed.

    The constestant from Bolton had played alongside fellow hopefuls Afqad and Mark hoping for the chance of winning the £10,000 jackpot.


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