Jimmy Carr pays emotional tribute to 8 Out of 10 Cats co-star Sean Lock 3 months ago

Jimmy Carr pays emotional tribute to 8 Out of 10 Cats co-star Sean Lock

"I'll miss him so much."

Jimmy Carr has paid tribute to comedian and 8 Out of 10 Cats team captain Sean Lock after the devastating news of Lock's passing was announced on Wednesday.

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The comedian died at the age of just 58 of cancer.

In a tweet, the panel show host described it as "brutal" news and said he was watching clips of his friend.

Carr wrote: "Brutal news about Sean Lock today. I loved him. I’m watching clips of him right now - laughing & crying. I’ll miss him so much."

Carr and Lock starred in hundreds of 8 Out of 10 Cats episodes and its spinoff, 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown, along with Jon Richardson. Over the years, Lock produced some legendary moments, often reducing Carr to tears of laughter.

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Tributes have flooded in from across the world of comedy and entertainment for Lock, who was undoubtedly a legend of the circuit.

Tributes: 8 out of 10 Cats co-stars and comics pay tribute to Sean Lock after his death aged 58