He wrote: “This was such a lovely program, and Margaret was a extremely special and worthy winner. We were so sorry to hear of her death, however her loved ones were eager that her episode was revealed and delighted in.
Tipping Point presenter Ben informed his numerous followers that her family wished for it to go out to millions of audiences as he honoured her in a Twitter post seen by his lots of fans.
One tweeted: “Oh thats truly sad. I dont know when it was filmed but I hope Margaret and her hubby got to go to India,” and another responded: “Margaret was absolutely lovely. I actually hope she had the opportunity to enjoy her money and reward.”
Ben Shephard has paid a poignant tribute to a Tipping Point candidate who appeared on the show but unfortunately died prior to their winning episode was shown on TELEVISION.
” I just want to send all my love and ideas to her husband Paul and her household.”
One tweeted: “Oh thats actually unfortunate. I dont know when it was filmed however I hope Margaret and her other half got to go to India,” and another reacted: “Margaret was definitely lovely. I actually hope she had the opportunity to enjoy her money and prize.”
Unfortunately one contestant, Margaret, never got to see the minute she triumphed on the daytime program for herself as she died before her episode, which was recorded before the coronavirus pandemic hit, was shown on Friday afternoon.
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Bens Twitter fans and Tipping Point audiences in your home fasted to pass on their acknowledgements to Margarets closest and dearest too, as well as stating they hoped she got to enjoy her rewards that included a health club break, along with big cash, which Margaret was planning to put towards a “big adventure” to India with her hubby.
Like other ITV quiz shows like The Chase and Tenable, all episodes of Tipping Point are tape-recorded in advance, meaning that individuals who are chosen to be on it typically have a long wait before they see themselves on screen.
A third posted: “We were just enjoying it and commented how charming a lady she was. How sad.”