PUBLISHED: 16:11, Thu, Aug 13, 2020 | UPDATED: 16:12, Thu, Aug 13, 2020
Alison Hammond, 45, who has been a regular guest presenter on This Morning since 2003, spoke out about some "sad" news earlier today after one of her Twitter followers shared an unearthed picture of herself online. While the ITV sensation expressed her deepest condolences, she urged her fans to help out where they could.
So sad to hear.
It comes after one person shared a picture of Alison and their "dear friend Vish" who recently lost his fight with coronavirus.
Alongside a snap of Alison and Vish, they wrote: "Hi @AlisonHammond. Found this great pic of you and our dear friend Vish who lost his fight to COVID.
"We are cycling 112 miles to raise money for B’ham Women’s Hospital neonatal intensive care in his honour," they shared.
"Please, is there any chance you can help publicise?"
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Alison Hammond addresses sad news and asks for help (Image: WENN)
Alison Hammond reaches out online for help amid sad news (Image: Alison Hammond Twitter)
It wasn't long before Alison noticed their post and shared the tweet on to her 318,000 Twitter followers.
The TV star penned: "So sad to hear of his passing. Condolences.
"Come on let's raise some money everyone," which was followed by a red heart emoji.
One person shared a heartfelt tribute, as they replied: "An amazing man... he was one of the neonatal consultants who saved my son’s life!
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