Magenta Devine dies

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  1. Sarah

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    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-47473388

    TV presenter Magenta Devine, known for her appearances on Channel 4's Network 7 and BBC Two's Rough Guides to the World, has died after a short illness.

    According to her family, the 61-year-old had been undergoing treatment at a central London hospital.

    Known for her sunglasses and stylish attire, Devine - real name Kim Taylor - was born in Hemel Hempstead in 1957.

    Her other credits include presenting ITV documentary series Young, Gifted and Broke from 1999 to 2001.

    In a statement, her family remembered her as "a talented writer and stylish on-screen presence who was greatly admired by her many friends and colleagues for her creativity and wit."


    She is survived by her father Gerald Taylor, her sisters Gillian and Georgina and her brother Nicholas. She had no children.

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    Sad news, I might wear sunglasses all day today in tribute.
     
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