BGT’s Amanda Holden pays heartfelt tribute to dead comedian Freddie Starr

Freddie Starr was found dead on the floor of his Spanish home on Tuesday. 

Celebrities and fans of the 76-year-old have rushed to social media to pay their respects to the dead comedian.

Adding to the tributes, Britain’s Got Talent judge Amanda Holden weighed in on the life and times of the dead comic. 

In a heartfelt Twitter post, she shared a black and white image of the singer-turned-comic as he held a daffodil in his hand. 

It read: “Sad to hear of Freddie Starr passing today. 

“His style may have fallen out of comedy fashion and favour – but it’s important to recognise his once huge popularity and fame.”

Before continuing: “The outrageous and edgy parodies were infamous. I hope his legacy is not smalled down and he’s remembered with a smile.”

The post earned over 500 likes, as her followers praised her sweet and sensitive use of words. 

One said: “He had his time at the top of his game and it should be remembered.”

A second chimed: “Nice words Amanda.”

While a third wrote: “I remember Freddie as you do. Lovely words Amanda.”

Fellow comic Bobby Davro also paid his respects to the stand-up star over Twitter.

He wrote: “I’ve just heard that Freddie Starr has died.”

Before finishing: “He was the funniest man I have ever seen. I’m so sad we have lost one of our greatest comedy talents. RIP Freddie.”

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