Robin Leach, the Hollywood icon, famous for bringing the extravagant lives of the worlds most rich and famous people to our living rooms has passed away. He has been fighting health issues since November of last year.
According to The Hollywood Reporter:
The veteran journalist had been working as a celebrity columnist for the Las Vegas Review-Journal.
Robin Leach, the veteran journalist best known for his work on TV’s Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous, died Thursday night. He had been hospitalized since Nov. 21 after suffering a stroke in Cabo San Lucas, according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, where Leach worked as a celebrity columnist.
“Sad to report the death of famed celeb reporter, friend and colleague #RobinLeach @ 1:50 a.m. in #LasVegas. He would have been 77 Wednesday. He suffered a second stroke Monday. He in hospice care. He’d been hospitalized since Nov. 21, after suffering a stroke in Cabo San Lucas,” announced columnist John Katsilometes on Twitter.
“Despite the past 10 months, what a beautiful life he had. Our Dad, Grandpa, Brother, Uncle and friend Robin Leach passed away peacefully last night at 1:50 a.m.,” said the family in a statement. “Everyone’s support and love over the past, almost one year, has been incredible and we are so grateful. Memorial arrangements to follow. With love, Steven, Gregg and Rick Leach.”
Leach will always be remembered for his TV show and the work he did reporting on the happening of Hollywood’s elite.