Vinnie Jones, 54, took to Twitter to thank his fans for their support and admitted it has helped him through his “heavy grief”. In view of his 110,000 followers he shared a sweet snap alongside his wife Tanya and captioned the post: “THANK YOU to each and everyone you for your kind thoughts and kind words through this devastating time. “You have all helped us enormously with this heavy grief.” Fans flocked to comment on the heartwarming post, with many offering their condolences to the former professional footballer.
One person said: “All the best Vinnie, stay strong.”
Another person commented: “Our thoughts are with you and your family Vinnie.”
While a third person added: “So sorry for your loss Vinnie. Stay strong pal. Lots of love for you out there!”
Vinnie’s post comes after it was announced that his wife Tanya had died at their home in Los Angeles at the age of 53 last month.
A statement from Jones's management told The Sun: "At 8.46am local time in Los Angeles on Saturday July 6, Vinnie Jones's wife, Tanya Jones, passed away after a long illness.
"Tanya passed peacefully at the Jones family home