Strictly Come Dancing star Neil Jones, 37, who separated from Katya Jones, 30, announced the death of his uncle Johnny last month. The professional dancer went to Twitter and said that he was unable to attend the funeral due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Social distancing rules have determined that individuals remain indoors and do not participate in mass gatherings, including weddings, funerals, bars or restaurants in order to slow the spread of COVID-19.
Speaking to Twitter, Neil shared an emotional message in view of his 85,000 followers.
He wrote, “Today is my uncle’s funeral, but the sad fact is that we can’t even say goodbye. RIP Johnny and my thoughts are with my family. Thank you to everyone who stood out in his street just to pay tribute to them. “
Neil also took his Instagram stories and shared a photo of his parent, where he wrote another post.
The Strictly star captioned the cliché: “It’s sad today that we can’t even say goodbye. You will always be in our thoughts. RIP Johnny. “
The heartbreaking news comes after Neil previously posted a message about the death of his family member on social media last month.
The cause of his uncle’s death is unclear, as Neil did not share other details.
Meanwhile, Strictly winner Kelvin Fletcher called the Latin champion “naughty sexy” online.
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Neil released a fun clip of himself dancing to Bob Marley’s One Love.
In view of his 230,000 Instagram followers, the dancer presented his sensual movements in the short video.