Robin Windsor attends the Manchester United Foundation Ladies Lunch at Old Trafford on October 6, 2014 in Manchester, England. Source: Photo by Shirlaine Forrest/Getty Images

Celebs, Fans Mourn Out 'Strictly Come Dancing' Alum Robin Windsor

Emell Adolphus READ TIME: 2 MIN.

The dancing world is mourning the untimely passing of Robin Windsor, a former professional on "Strictly Come Dancing." Windsor reportedly passed away recently at the age of 44. Celebs, fans, and dancing partners alike expressed their condolences.

As reported by BBC, Windsor, who was openly gay, appeared on "Strictly Come Dancing" from 2010 to 2013. He partnered with Patsy Kensit, Anita Dobson, Lisa Riley and Deborah Meaden, and was described by presenter Tess Daly as an "infectious personality."

"Your infectious personality, energy and talent will be deeply missed by all who knew you," Daly said. "My heart goes out to your loved ones at this time."

The cause of Windsor's death has not been confirmed.

Good Morning Britain presenter Susanna Reid shared, "He was a remarkable dancer, incredibly strong, so creative, he was just so enthusiastic about dancing." She added, "I just adored him, he was the most incredible personality, there was something very special about him."

Dancing judge Craig Revel Horwood called Windsor "one of the kindest, gentle, honest, funny and caring people I've had the pleasure of knowing and working with."

"He will be forever missed. My heart goes out to all his family and friends," he shared. And head judge Shirley Ballas said, "I'm very saddened to hear the devastating news about this beautiful human being this morning."

In a statement, a "Strictly Come Dancing" spokesperson also gave condolences to Windsor. "The whole Strictly Come Dancing family are deeply saddened to hear the news about our dear friend Robin Windsor," they said. "He was not only an exceptionally talented dancer and choreographer but also a caring, considerate and kind person both on and off the dancefloor. Our thoughts are with his friends and family at this extremely difficult time."

by Emell Adolphus

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