This Morning hosts Eamonn Holmes, 60, and Ruth Langsford, 60, welcomed Tommy, 82, to the show to share some of his greatest memories of the late Bobby Ball. The comedian passed away on Wednesday after testing positive for coronavirus, with his family breaking the news to the nation in a heartfelt announcement. Watching at home, ITV viewers were left emotional as they felt the guest’s pain over losing his best friend.
Taking to Twitter, one viewer wrote: “Tommy Cannon on This Morning, this is hard to watch. Making me cry within seconds.”
Another added: “Oh Tommy Cannon is breaking my heart talking about Bobby Ball. There’s friendship and then there’s what they had. A lifetime. #thismorning.”
Whilst a third commented: “Ahh Tommy Cannon speaking about Bobby Ball is so heartbreaking, bless him #ThisMorning @thismorning.”
“Ah God – crying at Tommy talking about Bobby. So sad. #ThisMorning,” a fourth remarked with a fifth sharing: “This is heartbreaking you can see how much Tommy is hurting #ThisMorning.”
A sixth paid their respect by posting: “While I wish I could give Tommy Cannon an actual hug, I’ll just do this instead #ThisMorning #RIPBobbyBall.”
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