S Membership 7 supervisor and TV presenter Vernon Kay have led tributes for singer Paul Cattermole, who has died on the age of 46.
The singer’s unexpected death was confirmed in an announcement from this household and the band, writing: “It’s with nice disappointment that we announce the surprising passing of our beloved son and brother Paul Cattermole.”
Presenter and radio DJ Kay was one of many first to pay tribute to the hitmaker, describing his dying as “so very unhappy”.
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“From after I first began in TV all over CBBC, T4, High Of The Pops, Smash Hits Ballot Winners, Paul and S Membership have been all the time there,” Kay wrote on Twitter.
“He all the time had time for a chat. RIP.”
‘A beacon of sunshine for a era of pop music followers’
The band was created by Spice Ladies supervisor Simon Fuller who paid tribute to Cattermole, describing him as a “beacon of sunshine”.
“Paul was a beacon of sunshine for a era of pop music followers and he will probably be significantly missed. We’re all deeply shocked and saddened by this information,” he stated in an announcement.
Presenter and TV character Rylan Clark additionally commented: “Sending all of the like to you all”.
BBC Radio 2 DJ Owain Wyn Evans added: “I’m so unhappy to listen to this. Sending love.”
‘Light and shy’
Scottish broadcaster Lorraine Kelly described Cattermole as “mild and shy” as she joined tributes to the singer.
“That is so unhappy. Beautiful man and he was so wanting ahead to the #sclub7 reunion,” she tweeted.
“Interviewed all of them many occasions and struck by how mild and shy he was.”
In the meantime Free Girl and GMB broadcaster India Willoughby stated that Cattermole was “all the time my favorite”.
“Cheeky smile. Be with the brightest stars now. Love and condolences to all his household and buddies,” she stated.
‘He will probably be so deeply missed’
Cattermole was discovered at his house in Dorset on 6 April and was pronounced useless later that afternoon.
The reason for dying is at present unknown, however Dorset Police confirmed there have been no suspicious circumstances.
An announcement on the S Membership 7 official account learn: “We’re actually devastated by the passing of our brother Paul. There are not any phrases to explain the deep disappointment and loss all of us really feel. We have been so fortunate to have had him in our lives and are grateful for the superb recollections we’ve.
“He will probably be so deeply missed by every one in every of us. We ask that you simply respect the privateness of his household and of the band at the moment.”
Made up of authentic members Rachel Stevens, Bradley McIntosh, Hannah Spearritt, Jo O’Meara, Jon Lee, Tina Barrett and Cattermole, the band was resulting from be reuniting in October for a twenty fifth anniversary tour of the UK and Eire.
Within the late Nineties and early 2000s, the seven-piece pop group had hits together with Attain, Do not Cease Movin’ and Convey It All Again.