Johnny Ruffo dies at 35 after long battle with brain cancer – TechVerdant


The 35-year-old, who has shared so much of his brave journey with the public, reportedly spent his final moments in private with those he loved most by his bedside. 

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A sad farewell to a big bloody legend

The news his fans have been dreading since he was first diagnosed in 2017 was confirmed via his social media pages. 

“It is with a heavy heart that today we had to farewell our beloved Johnny,” the words read, along with a smiley picture of the lovable star.

“Surrounded by his partner Tahnee and family, Johnny went peacefully with the support of some incredible Nurses & Doctors.”

The post went on to read about how charming and courageous The X-Factor and Home & Away star has been throughout his battle with cancer. 

“He was a very talented, charming and sometimes cheeky boy. Johnny was very determined and had a strong will.

“He battled all the way to the end and fought as hard as he could. Such a beautiful soul with so much more to give.We all love you Johnny and will remember you for all the joy you brought to our lives. Rest easy ❤️.”

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Loved and supported by so many

In what would be one of his last interviews, Johnny spoke candidly about his cancer diagnosis with The Daily Telegraph in 2022, where he shared his biggest fear. 

He revealed that he was most afraid of being alone when his time was eventually up and leaving his loved ones – including his incredibly supportive girlfriend Tahnee Sims – behind with no closure for them. 

“I’m scared for my brother, my mum, Dad and Tahnee that they won’t be here with me [when I die],” he told the publication.

“There is no way my family will all be here. The likelihood of that is [slim]. It would be ideal if everyone was there – not for my sake, but theirs.”

RIP Johnny.

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