Former Emmerdale actress Leah Bracknell's widow opens up about grief following her tragic death - EpicNews

January 19, 2020 – 15:59 GMT Hanna Fillingham

Leah Bracknell’s husband has opened up concerning the devastating lack of the Emmerdale star, following her loss of life on the age of 55. The actress misplaced her battle with lung most cancers in September, and her widow Jez Hughes has revealed that he has been turning to Ricky Gervasis’ After Life to assist him deal with Leah’s passing. The Netflix collection explores the protagonist making an attempt to deal with his spouse’s loss of life, and Jez opened up about watching it in a brand new Fb submit. He wrote: “It was bitingly near the bone however there have been moments that captured one thing trustworthy and true, which I suppose is the submit of all artwork – the second the place we’re in a position to step out of the cage of isolation into one thing higher than ourselves by shared expertise.”


Leah Bracknell tragically misplaced her battle with most cancers in September

Within the submit, Jez additionally heartbreakingly opened up about having to utterly rebuild his life now that Leah is gone. He wrote: “A thought got here to me yesterday that I’ll need to utterly rebuild my life. A bleeding apparent thought all issues thought-about however it nonetheless stunned me with its readability. A boring realisation that emerged in a spot between feeling. Nobody expects to grow to be a widower at 46, even the phrase is an odd one, barely used exterior of official parlance. In a means, I am glad there’s a title although, a transitional id or framing of an expertise that’s so bewilderingly big, soy past phrases, past comprehension and one which threatens to overwhelm at each flip.”

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The previous Emmerdale actress had bravely spoke out about her prognosis on TV

The star – who performed Zoe Tate in Emmerdale – quietly married Jez six months after they learnt that her most cancers was incurable and inoperable. Leah was informed she had stage 4 lung most cancers in 2016, and handed away three years after her prognosis. The actress would recurrently replace her followers on her well being battle in a weblog known as One thing Starting with C, and lots of have been in awe of her bravery and power. In a earlier Fb submit shortly after his spouse’s passing, Jez described Leah as “the bravest individual I’ve ever met”, and stated his spouse had “confronted the final three years of most cancers with dignity, grace and light-weight”. “She shone vivid on this world with hearth in her coronary heart and water in her soul,” he continued. “The good thriller of existence at all times seen by her stunning eyes.”

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