Paul McCartney’s ‘twinkle in her eye’ breaks the silence on the death of his ‘old friend’ Janice Long.


Paul McCartney speaks out about Janice Long’s death, calling her a “twinkle in her eye.”

PAUL MCCARTNEY has paid a touching tribute to his friend and former Top of the Pops host Janice Long, who died on Christmas Day last year.

Paul McCartney has spoken out about his close friend Janice Long’s death.

Following her death at the age of 66 last month, the Beatles frontman, 79, paid tribute to the broadcaster in a heartfelt post, describing her as a “fun-loving lady who always had a twinkle in her eye.”

I’ll always remember her and the times we spent together fondly.

George Harrison

The Liverpudlian paid his respects to his friend in front of his 4.2 million Twitter followers.

“I was deeply saddened to learn of the death of my old Liverpudlian friend Janice Long,” Paul wrote.

“Janice was a happy-go-lucky lady with a twinkle in her eye.

“She was very knowledgeable about the music scene, and whenever we met, it was always a pleasure, and we always had a good laugh,” he concluded.

“My condolences go out to her family and friends,” he continued.

“We’ve all lost a great Scouse girl, but I’ll never forget her or the times we spent together.”

He signed off his post with “Paul x.”

Following the tragic news, fans of The Beatles musician took to social media to express their condolences.

“Sir Paul, she is now with John and George, watching over all of us on Earth,” Danny Martinez wrote.

“You and Ringo are definitely included.

He went on to say, “Rest In Peace.”

“I’m so sorry to see Paul,” Joe Johnson said.

Please hold on to fond memories of her.”

“Sorry for your loss, Paul,” wrote Nick Danger.

“Losing an old friend is always heartbreaking.

“My heartfelt condolences and prayers go out to her family and friends,” he said.

Nigel Forsyth, the star’s agent, confirmed her death after a brief illness at home with her family on Christmas Day.

“Janice was a wonderful, warm human being and exceptional broadcaster,” he said in a statement.

“With her razor-sharp wit, she told a brilliant story and always made you roar with laughter.”

She’ll be leaving behind her husband Paul and two children, whom she adored.

“Janice worked as a station assistant at the BBC because she adored it.

“News from the Brinkwire.”

I will always have very fond memories of her and of the times we spent together

Paul McCartney


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