Former Strictly Come Dancing star Chizzy Akudolu’s mum has died (Image: Rex / Chizzy Akudolu)
Former Strictly Come Dancing star Chizzy Akudolu has stated she is ‘heartbroken and confused’ following the demise of her mum Maria Chinwe Obosi.
The actress shared the information on social media, calling her ‘beneficiant, nurturing and humorous’ in a sequence of emotional posts.
Chizzy shared a group of images of the pair collectively, together with some taken collectively at Maria’s seventieth birthday.
‘My fantastic Mum instantly handed away final week. As you’ll be able to think about it’s been a heartbreaking and complicated time,’ she wrote.
‘Final evening, she was in my dream, laughing coz Bootsy pee’d in my hair… Yep, she’ll all the time be with us!! Love you all the time, Maria Chinwe Obosi [sic].’
Chizzy additionally posted an image of her grandmother and mum on Instagram and wrote: ‘My Mum handed away instantly throughout the evening. To say that we’re devastated is an understatement. Looks like I’ve been kicked within the chest.’
A number of stars obtained in contact on-line to pay their respects on social media after Chizzy introduced the information, with Gemma Atkinson writing: ‘So sorry Chizzy. Sending numerous like to you.’
Emily Atack stated: ‘Chizzy I’m so sorry,’ whereas Ex-Strictly skilled Ola Jordan added: ‘So sorry on your loss Chizzy, considering of you.’
Chizzy replied by saying: ‘Simply wanna say thanks for all of the messages. I obtained a bit overwhelmed in the long run however I actually respect the love.’
The actress appeared on Strictly in 2017, the place she was paired with skilled associate Pasha Kovalev.
Chizzy can also be recognized for her efficiency as surgeon Mo Effang on Holby Metropolis. She additionally starred in Dying In Paradise and has appeared on Unfastened Girls.