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Beloved TV Host Dies At 76, Leaving Fans Shocked At The News Of His Loss

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August 24, 2018

Robin Leach, the famous host of the internationally known television show, "Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous," has died. He was 76.

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A London native, Robin Leach was beloved for his journalism and his charm as the host of "Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous” from 1984 to 1995.

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His death was announced on Twitter by a colleague, John Katsilometes. John announced that Robin died following a stroke he suffered in November of 2017.

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Following John’s statement, Robin’s family confirmed his death with a personal statement. "Despite the past 10 months, what a beautiful life he had. Our Dad, Grandpa, Brother, Uncle and friend Robin Leach passed away peacefully last night at 1:50 a.m. Everyone's support and love over the past, almost one year, has been incredible and we are so grateful."

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Friends and fellow celebrities alike took to social media to share their condolences.

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Robin was living in Vegas at the time of his death and was only five days away from his 77th birthday.

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This is a devastating loss for Robin’s family. Please keep them in your prayers.

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