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Dale Winton fans express shock over his last ever TV appearance



  • Supermarket Sweep star Dale Winton last night appeared in his final programme
  • Viewers remarked he looked 'unwell' throughout Channel 5's Florida Fly Drive
  • Winton was 62 when he died in April though his cause of death is still not known 

By Stewart Paterson For Mailonline

Published: 18:41 EDT, 15 June 2018 | Updated: 08:19 EDT, 16 June 2018

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Dale Winton fans said the star looked 'like he was wasting away' before he died two months ago. 

The Supermarket Sweep host appeared on Channel 5 last night for the second and final installment of Florida Fly Drive.

In it, the television presenter embarked on a 1,500-mile, month-long tour of the sunshine state. 

It became his last ever show for Channel 5. 

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Dale Winton appeared on Channel 5 last night for the second and final installment of Florida Fly Drive
Dale Winton appeared on Channel 5 last night for the second and final installment of Florida Fly Drive

Dale Winton appeared on Channel 5 last night for the second and final installment of Florida Fly Drive

The television presenter embarked on a 1,500-mile, month-long tour of the sunshine state
The television presenter embarked on a 1,500-mile, month-long tour of the sunshine state

The television presenter embarked on a 1,500-mile, month-long tour of the sunshine state

The glamour-filled show kicked off with a tour of Casa Casuarina, better known as the Versace mansion, where designer Gianni was assassinated in 1997
The glamour-filled show kicked off with a tour of Casa Casuarina, better known as the Versace mansion, where designer Gianni was assassinated in 1997

The glamour-filled show kicked off with a tour of Casa Casuarina, better known as the Versace mansion, where designer Gianni was assassinated in 1997

Now a boutique hotel, Winton visited the 1,200 dollar-a-night empire suite - Versace's old bedroom - before heading off to South Beach
Now a boutique hotel, Winton visited the 1,200 dollar-a-night empire suite - Versace's old bedroom - before heading off to South Beach

Now a boutique hotel, Winton visited the 1,200 dollar-a-night empire suite - Versace's old bedroom - before heading off to South Beach

Viewers were quick to remark on Winton looking 'unwell' through the programme, which was filmed before he died in April aged 62.

Paul Walker wrote: 'Dear me. Poor #dalewinton didn't look very well during the filming of #floridaflydrive - RIP Dale.'

Paul Styles commented: 'Bloody hell, just switched to Channel 5 and Dale Winton's on #floridaflydrive and looking painfully ill. How close to his death was this filmed?'   

@OurCluurr added: 'The #dalewinton programme is uncomfortable. He looks in pain and to be struggling physically. 

Viewers were quick to remark on Winton looking 'unwell' through the programme, which was filmed before he died in April aged 62
Viewers were quick to remark on Winton looking 'unwell' through the programme, which was filmed before he died in April aged 62

Viewers were quick to remark on Winton looking 'unwell' through the programme, which was filmed before he died in April aged 62

'Even so, you can still see the Dale Winton sparkle underneath that!' 

The glamour-filled show kicked off with a tour of Casa Casuarina, better known as the Versace mansion, where designer Gianni was assassinated in 1997.

Now a boutique hotel, Winton visited the 1,200 dollar-a-night empire suite - Versace's old bedroom - before heading off to South Beach.

The show featured a touching moment where Winton remembers his close friend and restaurateur Prady Balan, who died two years ago.

Dale, pictured with Cilla Black, had been suffering from depression before his death according to his closest friends
Dale, pictured with Cilla Black, had been suffering from depression before his death according to his closest friends
His funeral took place last month and was peppered with celebrity friends who came to pay tribute to him
His funeral took place last month and was peppered with celebrity friends who came to pay tribute to him

Dale, left with Cilla Black, had been suffering from depression before his death according to his closest friends

His cause of death is still unknown and a coroner is set to conduct an inquest but friends said the star had suffered from depression before he passed away
His cause of death is still unknown and a coroner is set to conduct an inquest but friends said the star had suffered from depression before he passed away

His cause of death is still unknown and a coroner is set to conduct an inquest but friends said the star had suffered from depression before he passed away

The former radio DJ, who visits Balans restaurant on Lincoln Road, reflects on his friend who he shared milestones with.

His funeral took place last month and was peppered with celebrity friends who came to pay tribute to him.  

Mr Winton's white coffin, covered with a beautiful large display of white roses, was carried from a hearse into the venue, followed by members of his family.  

His cause of death is still unknown and a coroner is set to conduct an inquest. 

Friends said the star had suffered from depression before he passed away.  

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