Gogglebox star Pat Webb dies aged 75 following a ‘long illness’ as show veteran Stephen pays tribute to his beloved mother

Beloved Gogglebox star Pat Webb has died aged 75 following a ‘long illness’.

Pat, who featured on the show from series 10 to 12 alongside her son Stephen Lustig-Webb, passed away this weekend, aged 75.

Stephen, who appeared on the show for 10 years before leaving in 2023, took to Instagram on Monday and shared a sweet photo of himself with his mother.

He wrote: ‘Mummy Pat, you were one in a million, took everyone at face value, would share your last fiver with a stranger, the salt of the earth and the absolute centre of our world! Rest in peace mum.’

The news was also announced on the Gogglebox’s social media page.

Gogglebox star Patt Webb died aged 75 following a ‘long illness’ at the weekend – her son Stephen, who also appears on the show, paid tribute to her on Instagram on Monday 

Stephen shared this sweet post alongside the photo as fans of the show sent their condolences

Stephen shared this sweet post alongside the photo as fans of the show sent their condolences 

The official Gogglebox account shared this post on Twitter shortly after

The official Gogglebox account shared this post on Twitter shortly after 

A statement read: ‘We are deeply saddened to announce that Gogglebox star Mummy Pat Webb passed away this weekend at the age of 75 after a long illness.

‘Pat was a much loved cast member on the show from series 10 -12 alongside her son Stephen.

‘Mummy Pat will be remembered and missed by her children Stephen, Denise, Sharon, Beverley and the extended family.

‘Our thoughts are with the family who have requested privacy at this sad time.’

Fans of Pat took to the comments of the post to share their condolences after the sad news was announced on social media.

They said: ‘Aw I loved your mum on Gogglebox, you two were brilliant together. So v sorry to hear this sad news.’

‘Omg I’m so sorry. She was such a character on Gogglebox.’

‘Oh Stephen I’m so sorry! Your mum was so funny when you were both on Gogglebox. Sending you, Daniel and your family so much love.’

The sad news comes after Stephen announced he was leaving the show last year. 

Fans loved to tune in and watch Stephen's lovely relationship with his mother on the show

Fans loved to tune in and watch Stephen’s lovely relationship with his mother on the show

Stephen confirmed that he wouldn’t be returning to Gogglebox after leaving the show to join Dancing On Ice.

He said at the time: ‘It’s 10 years and it’s time to move on and see what else is out there.

‘We filmed our final scenes last series and it’s already been shown already. There have been a few opportunities in the pipeline but I’m not going to say too much just yet. 

‘If I was approached, I would like to do Celeb Bear Grylls – I think I could cope really well.’

‘But the worst part of the experience would be eating stuff – something like rats would be my nightmare.’

However in a shock turn of events, Stephen was forced to pull out after breaking his left ankle during a training session.

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