Strictly's Bruce Forsyth may 'never perform again'

Friends of Sir Bruce Forsyth, 89, have shared their concerns over the showbiz veteran, claiming that fans may never see him perform again. 

The former Strictly Come Dancing host has been out of the public eye for 19 months now, following being diagnosed with a 'very serious' aortic aneurysm in 2015.

His close pal Jimmy Tarbuck, 77, spoke of the star while on stage in Blackpool recently and reassured fans that despite his health, Bruce is on 'good form'.

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Fears: Friends of Sir Bruce Forsyth, 89, have shared their concerns over the showbiz veteran, claiming that fans may never see him perform again

Fears: Friends of Sir Bruce Forsyth, 89, have shared their concerns over the showbiz veteran, claiming that fans may never see him perform again

According to The Mirror, Jimmy revealed: 'He’s okay, but he’s a bit frail. He’s had an aneurysm.'

Shedding some light on Bruce's condition, the comedian added: 'It’s very serious. I saw him a week ago,' although he insisted: 'He is on good form.'

MailOnline have contacted a representative for Bruce. 

Following a fall nearly two years ago, fans of the Play Your Cards Right star haven't seen him in the spotlight as it was discovered he was suffering from two aortic aneurysms and underwent keyhole surgery in October 2015. 

Poor health: It's claimed Bruce (pictured above on The Generation Game back in the day) is 'frail' after suffering from a 'very serious' aneurysm

Poor health: It's claimed Bruce (pictured above on The Generation Game back in the day) is 'frail' after suffering from a 'very serious' aneurysm

Although he was initially expected to recover in two months, the process had actually taken much longer. 

The following year, he did not appear out in public and was not well enough to attend the funerals of his close friends Ronnie Corbett and Terry Wogan. 

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