UK Singer and TV Presenter Cilla Black Dies at 72
UK singer and longtime TV presenter Cilla Black has died at her home in Marbella, Spain. She was 72.
Black, born Priscilla White, died of natural causes, The Telegraph reported. “We are still awaiting autopsy results but everything at this stage is pointing towards her death being the result of natural causes,” a rep for the local Spanish police said.
While we wait for the autopsy results, the police also said that they believe that Black, who had hearing issues and suffered from arthritis, died overnight and reportedly "jetted to Spain a few days ago with one of her three sons."
Known for hosting Blind Date and Surprise Surprise, the Liverpool-born star first stepped into the spotlight at the Cavern Club years ago, where she shared the stage with the Beatles. After releasing 14 albums and numerous singles, which included the 1964 chart-topping hit, "Anyone Who Had a Heart," she became the first woman to host her own prime time talk show on BBC One in 1968.
Since news of the late TV star's death released, celebrities quickly hopped on Twitter to share their thoughts.
Our thoughts and condolences are with Black's family.
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