Strictly Come Dancing presenter Claudia Winkleman has paid tribute to her predecessor, Sir Bruce Forsyth.

As the news of the 89-year-old’s death broke, she posted on Twitter: “He was the King of TV, the Prince of performers and the most generous of people… all toe-tapping twinkle, all kindness, all love….”

She followed it with: “The Bruce you saw really was the man he was. We’ll miss him so much.”

Actress Joan Collins said: “Very sad to hear of Sir Bruce Forsyth’s death. It is a huge loss to the world he was one-of-a-kind.”

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