Rylan Clark and Holly Willoughby reveal sadness over death of beloved This Morning co-star | The Sun

RYLAN Clark and Holly Willoughby have revealed their upset following the death of a This Morning co-star.

Matty Lock, who appeared on the show to review hoovers a number of times, has tragically died at the age of 19.

This Morning paid their respect today, sharing: "Everyone at This Morning is shocked and saddened to hear of the passing of Matty Lock, aged just 19.

“He was a delightful young man, a joy to work with and his passion for vacuum cleaners and general mechanics was infectious.

"His family came to the studio and they were so proud that he’d turned a childhood hobby into a career.

"We will miss him and send our condolences to his family."

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Rylan, who used to present on the daytime ITV show, commented: “God that’s really sad. Sending love x”

Taking to her own Instagram Story, Holly shared a photo of the late presenter, writing, "So shocked and saddened to hear the news today. Matty was a wonderful person with a true passion for what he did…

"My love goes out to his friends and family at what must be a very difficult time."

Matty was well known for his devotion to hoovers, a hobby that started when he was just two.

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The young man was also a well loved member of the Labour Party in Sefton and Merseyside and was recently elected as a town councillor in Maghull.

He was also a parish councillor in Lydiate.

Labour’s deputy leader Angela Rayner said:  "Incredibly sad news, Matty did so much for his community. My love and prayers are with his friends and family."

Speaking in the past about his hoover passion, Matty said: “I get them off eBay or find them in skips and people have even started leaving them outside my back door.

"I can get a broken machine for about £5, fix it and sell it on for £50.”

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