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Johnny Vegas reveals his heartbreak at father’s death

He lost his beloved father Laurence Pennington to cancer in March this year.

And Johnny Vegas has opened up about his heartbreak at his father’s death, saying that he hasn’t mourned him, and is ‘angry’ with him for dying so suddenly.

In an emotional interview on Friday’s episode of Loose Women, the comedian, 47, spoke candidly about his loss saying, ‘I haven’t dealt with it, I haven’t mourned him yet, I’ve got no idea of what mourning is. 

Heartbreak: Johnny Vegas has opened up about his heartbreak at his father’s death, saying that he hasn’t mourned him, and is ‘angry’ with him for dying so suddenly’ as he appeared on Friday’s episode of Loose Women

Sad: Johnny's father Laurence passed away earlier in the year - the star said that following years of remission, his father's cancer came back suddenly, which left him 'too ill' to have treatment

Sad: Johnny’s father Laurence passed away earlier in the year – the star said that following years of remission, his father’s cancer came back suddenly, which left him ‘too ill’ to have treatment

‘I haven’t had the cry yet. In fact, I’m angry at him for going as quickly as he did.’

The Benidorm star, who had tears in his eyes as he spoke, bravely gave an insight into his father’s death, saying: ‘I don’t accept his death. I’m angry I don’t think about him on a daily basis but I don’t want to accept he’s gone.

‘I feel guilty that I don’t think about him on a daily basis. Things don’t go back to normal.’ 

The star said that following years of remission, his father’s cancer came back suddenly, which left him ‘too ill’ to have treatment. 

Emotional: Brave Johnny said: 'I haven't had the cry yet. In fact, I'm angry at him for going as quickly as he did'

Emotional: Brave Johnny said: ‘I haven’t had the cry yet. In fact, I’m angry at him for going as quickly as he did’

Comfort: The Benidorm star, who had tears in his eyes as he spoke, bravely gave an insight into his father's death, saying: 'I don't accept his death. I'm angry I don't think about him on a daily basis but I don't want to accept he's gone' (pictured above with Anne Diamond and Stacey Solomon)

Comfort: The Benidorm star, who had tears in his eyes as he spoke, bravely gave an insight into his father’s death, saying: ‘I don’t accept his death. I’m angry I don’t think about him on a daily basis but I don’t want to accept he’s gone’ (pictured above with Anne Diamond and Stacey Solomon)

He said: ‘We were told it was going to be quite soon.

‘We all went into a tailspin and wanted to care for him at home.’

‘I thought it would be two weeks of crying and then I’d go back to normal, but it doesn’t because he was such a fundamental part of his life. 

Candid: 'I thought it would be two weeks of crying and then I'd go back to normal, but it doesn't because he was such a fundamental part of his life'

Candid: ‘I thought it would be two weeks of crying and then I’d go back to normal, but it doesn’t because he was such a fundamental part of his life’

Pain: Stacey Solomon looked emotional as she listened to Johnny

Pain: Stacey Solomon looked emotional as she listened to Johnny

‘When they’re gone, there’s a gap you can’t fill.’ 

Johnny said he was grateful to Macmillan Cancer Support for the support they gave his family during and after his father’s cancer fight.  

He also brought a large multi-coloured cake out to promote the charity’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning initiative, 

Support: Johnny said he was grateful to Macmillan Cancer Support for the support they gave his family during and after his father's cancer fight

Support: Johnny said he was grateful to Macmillan Cancer Support for the support they gave his family during and after his father’s cancer fight

Backing: He also brought a large multi-coloured cake out to promote the charity's World's Biggest Coffee Morning initiative

Backing: He also brought a large multi-coloured cake out to promote the charity’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning initiative

Family man: Johnny has been married to presenter Maia Dunphy since 2011 and the pair share a son Tom, two. Johnny also has a son Michael, 12 from a previous relationship

Family man: Johnny has been married to presenter Maia Dunphy since 2011 and the pair share a son Tom, two. Johnny also has a son Michael, 12 from a previous relationship

 

 

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