Lorraine Kelly, 61, hailed former TV producer Paul Reizin as ‘good as a whip’ as she shared the information of his loss of life
Lorraine Kelly has paid tribute to her “humorous and beautiful” former colleague, who has tragically died.
The TV presenter, 61, hailed former TV producer Paul Reizin as “good as a whip” as she shared the information of his loss of life.
An announcement shared to the official Twitter web page of TV-am – which ran from 1983 to 1992 – which learn: “We’re very unhappy to listen to that TV-am reporter Paul Reizin has died, seen right here in typical character… enjoying the a part of King James 1st for a Good Morning Britain function in 1989.”
The tweet had connected an image of Paul dressed up within the Jacobean costume.
Responding to the information, Lorraine wrote: “Unhappy information. A beautiful man. Humorous and good as a whip.”
Different journalists joined in to pay tribute to Paul, with BBC Journalist Nick Owen writing: “Horrible information. What a personality he was – good journalist and vastly entertaining colleague.”
Whereas one other wrote: “Very unhappy information certainly, ideas with Paul’s household and associates.”
A 3rd wrote in response to Nick: “Very unhappy information Nick. Paul at all times used to choose up essentially the most fascinating tales. Pretty to work with. I really feel like my Mum when she began to lose outdated associates. RIP Paul.”
Lorraine and Paul each labored on TV-am collectively on the identical time, with Lorraine reporting and internet hosting on the present from 1984 till 1993.
Paul started working within the media in radio and press earlier than embarking on a TV profession, which noticed him work behind and in entrance of the digital camera.
He later went on to put in writing 4 novels for Penguin Books – Date Expectations, Dumping Hilary, Do not Strive This At House and Fiends Reunited.
In the meantime, Lorraine helped launch GMTV in 1993 and went on to current her personal self-titled present, which ran after it aired.
After GMTV was axed in 2010, Lorraine’s present GMTV with Lorraine was retitled to easily ‘Lorraine’.