Dale Winton passed away at the age of 62 on Wednesday.
The cause of death is currently unknown, however a Metropolitan Police spokesman said last night: “The death is not being treated as suspicious. A post-mortem examination will be scheduled in due course.”
During his LBC radio show yesterday, Steve Allen paid tribute to his best friend, before revealing a surprising secret about the TV star.
Reminiscing about their time working together at UBN, the DJ revealed that they had forged a friendship back in the 1970s.
Recalling their younger days, Steve explained that Dale would regularly disappear during his lunch breaks.
But, the radio DJ revealed that it wasn’t until years later that he found out the TV star had been having a secret fling with a high profile actor.Related articles
The 64-year-old went on: “Years later I said to Dale, ‘So, where did you go?' And he said, ‘I was seeing someone’.
“I said, ‘Unlike you to keep that quiet. You normally tell me straight away’. And it turns out he was seeing a very famous actor.”(sic)
The unnamed man has now died, and never went public with his sexuality.
The presenter went on to reveal he had discussed the relationship with a mutual colleague, before admitting his surprise at finding out.
“I didn’t even know this guy was