The web wakened in shock after studying that first one “Dancing with the Stars” choose and “Strictly come dance” alum Len Goodman deceased. The 78-year-old died peacefully whereas in a hospice in Kent, England. The trigger, in line with his agent, was bone most cancers.
Now, fellow Dancing with the Stars choose. Derek Hough he is breaking his silence on the information, saying he is “heartbroken.”
Derek Hough opens up about Len Goodman’s dying
Derek Hough shared a TikTok video of himself and Len Goodman having enjoyable on final season’s ‘Dancing with the Stars’.
Within the video, Hough and Goodman are seen laughing and smiling, after which the 2 escape right into a dance, however the caption brings tears to followers’ eyes.
“Maintain my gaze”. Coronary heart damaged to listen to from our pricey buddy and mentor Len Goodman. It is a gloomy morning right here in Los Angeles that appears becoming for this heartbreaking information. However once I suppose again to the reminiscences we shared with Len, his humorousness, his smile and his allure, all the things appears a lot brighter and extra sunny. Nonetheless arduous to completely course of however full of gratitude realizing I’ve the privilege to work alongside this absolute legend. You’ll be sorely missed Len. We love you ❤️ Relaxation in peace my buddy #dwts #lengoodman
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“’Maintain my gaze’. Heartbroken to listen to from our pricey buddy and mentor Len Goodman,” she started. “It is a gloomy morning right here in Los Angeles, which feels becoming after this heartbreaking information. However once I suppose again to the reminiscences we shared with Len, his humorousness, his smile and his allure, all the things appears a lot brighter and extra sunny.
Hough concluded, “Nonetheless arduous to completely course of, however grateful to know I’ve the privilege of working alongside this absolute legend.”
Followers have been fast to touch upon the video, sharing their reminiscences and love for the late ‘Dancing with the Stars’ choose. “I’ve beloved Len since season 1…he was a legend and he might be missed! ❤️❤️❤️,” one fan wrote as one other chimed in, “he seemed like such a joyous man. Sorry on your loss.”
One other commented: “The dance you included him in just a few years in the past was so touching. I’ll watch it right this moment in honor of him ❤️.”
Different ‘Dancing with the Stars’ alumni pay their respects
Former ‘Dancing with the Stars’ professional dancer Sharna Burgess posted a candy photograph of her and Len Goodman holding arms and laughing. She paid tribute to the late dance choose within the caption, writing: “10 paddles throughout for you my buddy. What an unbelievable impression you will have had on the ballroom dance trade and on these of us fortunate sufficient to work with you. You could have helped convey our artwork type to the world in a brand new approach; you helped us present how lovely and particular it’s… how lovely it may very well be.
He continued, “Thanks for at all times reminding us the place we come from, for at all times being authentically your self, for all of the powerful love, and particularly the ten years. A ten from you was the best feeling we might hope for on the day of the present.
The previous professional dancer concluded by saying, “I am positive you are surrounded by all of the belongings you love up there, like excellent method and conventional strikes 🙂 Relaxation in peace my grumpy outdated Len, and save a dance for me 🤍 🕊️.”
A couple of months in the past, Len Goodman introduced that he was retiring from the ABC actuality present to spend extra time in his residence nation of the UK.
Relaxation in peace, Len Goodman.