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Si King reflects on ‘really strange’ feeling amid achievement after Dave Myers death

Si King reflects on ‘really strange’ feeling amid achievement after Dave Myers death

Si King has reflected on the “really strange” aftermath of Dave Myers’s death after being nominated for an award. The duo, who found fame together as the TV chefs known as the Hairy Bikers, have been nominated for the Fortnum And Mason Food And Drink Award’s personality of the year. Myers died of cancer last month at the age of 66. King and Myers previously won the award four times, in 2014, 2017, 2022, and 2023. According to King, Myers was “proud” of winning the prize because it is voted for by the viewing public. “Dave and I were so chuffed to be nominated once again for the Fortnum & Mason Food Personality of the Year Award for the 4th year running. “Dave was so proud of this award, particularly because it’s voted for by our loyal followers and fans, the people who matter most to us,” he wrote on the official Hairy Bikers Twitter account. “It’s really strange for us all not to have Dave around but for now, we will keep posting on …

Hairy Bikers star Dave Myers left behind impressive fortune after death

Hairy Bikers star Dave Myers left behind impressive fortune after death

Hairy Bikers star Dave Myers left behind an impressive fortune after his death, aged 66. The BBC TV personality, whose many shows alongside Si King merged the duo’s love of cookery and motorcycles, was diagnosed with cancer in May 2022, and last week, King announced news of Myers’s death. Tributes poured in for Myers after King told Hairy Biker fans: “I’m afraid I bear some sad news. Most of you will know Dave has been fighting cancer for the past couple of years. Last night, on 28 February 2024, with Lili, Dave’s wife, his family, close friend David and myself by his side, he passed away peacefully at home. “All who knew Dave are devastated at his passing. His beloved wife brought him such happiness as did her children, Iza and Sergiu who Dave loved like his own.” In the wake of Myers’ death, fans are recalling moving interactions between the co-stars, as well as details regarding how Myers wanted people to reflect on his life after he died. Now, figures unearthed on Companies House …

The Hairy Bikers Star Dave Myers Has Died, Aged 66

The Hairy Bikers Star Dave Myers Has Died, Aged 66

Dave Myers, the TV chef best known for his work as part of the duo The Hairy Bikers, has died at the age of 66. On Thursday morning, Dave’s co-star Si King shared an emotional statement on Instagram, revealing his friend and co-star had died the previous night, two years after beginning treatment for cancer. “Most of you will know Dave has been fighting cancer for the past couple of years,” Si wrote. “Last night, on 28 February 2024, with Lili, Dave’s wife, his family, close friend David and myself by his side, he passed away peacefully at home. “All who knew Dave are devastated at his passing. His beloved wife brought him such happiness as did her children, Iza and Sergiu who Dave loved like his own.” Si King and Dave Myers in 2012 Tim P. Whitby via Getty Images Si continued: “Personally, I am not sure I can put into words on how I feel at the moment. My best friend is on a journey that for now, I can’t follow. I will …