After Captain Tom Moore’s family confirmed that he had passed away, celebrities went up on social media to show their love and tribute to the former British Army officer.
“RIP Captain Tom Moore, 100 years old. Great man. National hero.”
“In the darkest period since World War II, he plagued Britain with his resilience, courage and optimism. Let us all listen to his mantra,’Tomorrow will be a good day.’ Thank you, Tom.”
The royal family’s Twitter shared the Queen’s message. “The Queen is sending a message of condolences to Sir Tom Moore’s family.
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“Her Majesty has enjoyed meeting Sir Tom and his family in Windsor last year. Her thoughts and the thoughts of the royal family are with them.”
Gary Lineker put it this way: “It’s so sad. Captain Tom Moore is dead. It’s a really amazing life to see the coolest finale of the past year.
“National Treasure and Hero. RIP,” he wrote.
Take Me Out host Paddy McGuinness wrote: “I didn’t know Captain Tom Moore personally, but I felt like myself like millions of others.
“He brought us together when we needed it most. Every time he appeared on television, I smiled, and he made me proud, optimistic and hopeful for the future. RIP Captain.”
Health Secretary Matt Hancock also expressed his condolences, saying, “We are sorry that Captain Tom died in the hospital.
“He was a great British hero who showed the best of our country, and now I send the best wishes to his family.”
One Direction star Louis Tomlinson said: “The truly brilliant people who communicate the message inspire us all to do more, no matter what our circumstances.”
Reporter Victoria Derbyshire added: “Thank you for all you have done for our country. You will never be forgotten.
“Hanna and all of your family-we have the privilege of getting to know your father a little. Thank you. He’s such a great person. We are giving you a lot of love and strength.”
Captain Tom Moore’s family confirmed heartbreaking news about his death on Twitter.
The British icon tested positive for the coronavirus and was hospitalized on January 31, his family said in a statement on their official Twitter account.