Sir Bruce Forsyth, the veteran entertainer, and presenter of many successful TV shows has died aged 89.
The former Strictly Come Dancing presenter had been unwell for some time and was in hospital earlier this year after a severe chest infection.
His long career in showbusiness began when he was aged just 14.
Here’s how the rugby world has reacted to his passing:
— BBC Breaking News (@BBCBreaking) August 18, 2017
England legend Matt Dawson
— Matt Dawson (@matt9dawson) August 18, 2017
England and Wasps flanker James Haskell
Sad to hear about the passing of Tv legend SirBruce Forsyth
— James Haskell (@jameshaskell) August 18, 2017
Sky Sports rugby presenter Laura-Jane Jones
“Didn’t he do well….” RIP Sir Bruce Forsyth, a true legend of the entertainment industry. 😢
— Laura-Jane Jones (@MissLJJ) August 18, 2017
Harlequins and Wales centre Jamie Roberts
Rest In Peace Sir Bruce
— Jamie Roberts (@Jamiehuwroberts) August 18, 2017
England and Wasps fan Karen Handley
— Karen Handley (@twickerschick27) August 18, 2017
Harlequins and England legend Nick Easter
— Nick Easter (@nick_easter) August 18, 2017
England legend Will Carling
Bruce Forsyth – he was just Mr TV for most of my life……. RIP
— Will Carling (@willcarling) August 18, 2017