Gogglebox’s George Gilbey has died aged 40, a spokesperson for the present stated. The truth star was greatest recognized for showing on the Channel 4 collection alongside his mom Linda McGarry and stepfather Pete McGarry, who died aged 71 in 2021. He additionally appeared on the 14th collection of Superstar Huge Brother in 2014, reaching the ultimate.

Gilbey reportedly died following an accident at work on Wednesday. A spokesperson for the Channel 4 present stated: “George was a part of the Gogglebox household for eight collection alongside his mum Linda and stepdad Pete.

“Our ideas and deepest condolences are with Linda and George’s household and associates at this very unhappy time. The household have requested for privateness.”

Essex Police stated they had been known as to an incident in Shoeburyness in Southend-on-Sea on Wednesday, the place a person had died after falling from a peak. A spokesperson for the drive stated: “We obtained a report of an incident at Campfield Street in Shoebury at round 10am this morning (27 March), throughout which a person who was working at peak had fallen and sustained an damage.”

“The ambulance service together with air ambulance had been in attendance. Sadly, the person died on the scene. We’ll proceed liaising with companions together with the Well being and Security Govt (HSE). A cordon stays in place on the scene.”

Former Geordie Shore star Ricci Guarnaccio, who appeared on Superstar Huge Brother in 2014 alongside Gilbey, paid tribute to his pal and former co-star on X and stated in a follow-up publish that he had been concerned in an “accident at work”.

He stated: “Breaks my (coronary heart) however you’re effectively and truely (sic) going to be missed my pal. At all times lit up the room, cared for others & the reminiscences we made I’ll cherish for ever brother. From CBB to chatting with you final week, I’m going to vastly miss you”

Gilbey joined the award-winning Channel 4 programme for its second collection in 2013 earlier than he and his household had been dropped in 2014 after he signed as much as Superstar Huge Brother. The household later returned to the collection.

The truth star from Essex appeared on the then-Channel 5 actuality present alongside celebrities together with The Hills star Stephanie Pratt and American actor Gary Busey, who gained the collection.

Gilbey’s representatives and the HSE have been approached for remark.


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