TIPPING Point fans have been left heartbroken after a contestant died following filming.
Wednesdays episode saw retired school bus driver Cath take part alongside three other contestants.
Tipping Point fans have been left heartbroken after the death of a contestantCredit: ITV
Ben Shephard revealed Cath had passed away since filming her episodeCredit: ITV
Fans immediately took to Twitter to share their sadness at the news, with one writing: “Farewell, Cath. I hope you’re still driving that great big bus in the sky. Rest in peace.”
Another added: “So sad….apparently poor Cath died just after this show was recorded. RIP Cath.”
A third tweeted: “Have just read that today’s contestant Cath has died. Sad news. #tippingpoint.”
Meanwhile a fourth wrote: “Bye Cath. Well played, obviously a nice lady and I hope this was one off her bucket list. RIP #tippingpoint.”
In his post, Ben said: “Today’s Tipping Point is a poignant one… since recording the show, lovely contestant Cath, pictured backstage here, has passed away.
“Our thoughts and love are with her family and friends x.”
A statement was also released on the official Tipping Point Facebook group.
It read: “After the recording of today’s programme, we spoke with Cath’s family who shared the sad news of Cath’s passing.
“Everyone at Tipping Point would like to extend their sincerest sympathies.”
Tipping Point airs weekdays at 4pm on ITV and is available on ITV Hub.
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