Gogglebox star Mary Cook dies aged 92

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Gogglebox has announced one of its stars, Mary Cook, has died at the age of 92.

The hit Channel 4 show tweeted to their 323,000 followers: "We are extremely sad to share that Gogglebox star Mary Cook passed away in hospital this weekend at the age of 92 with her family by her side.

"Beloved mother, grandmother, great grandmother and dear friend to many, Mary, who worked in the hospitality trade, had been married and widowed twice.

"Bristolians Mary & Marina met at St Monica Trust retirement village over ten years ago and had been friends ever since.

"They joined Gogglebox in 2016 at the start of series eight and became instant fan favourites due to their brilliantly witty and often cheeky comments.

"Mary will be sorely missed by the entire Gogglebox family, cast and crew," the statement ended.

Tributes have poured in for the TV star, with one fan taking to Twitter to write: "Sorry to hear of Mary passing she will really be missed on gogglebox won't be the same.

"my condolences to her family. She watching us now an lafting with us just from above clouds."

A second added: "Both of them always made me smile when they came on, their chemistry was amazing n they were always so full of joy.

"I hope Marina is coping okay, you could tell they were as thick as thieves."

A third penned: "I absolutely loved Mary & Marina they were up there amongst my favourites.

"She will be so very missed – thoughts and condolences go out to her family and those that knew her."

While a fourth commented: "Such sad news. RIP Mary. Thanks to you and Marina for making us laugh all these years. It was a joy to see you both on Gogglebox."

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