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Lorraine star forced to apologise after he wrongly announces that music icon is dead

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Lorraine star Ross King was forced to apologise to viewers after he wrongly announced that music icon Tony Bennett was dead.During Friday's episode of the ITV daytime chat show (August 5, 2022), Ross mistakenly referred to the singer as "the late Tony Bennett," before quickly realising his mistake.The incident occurred when the Hollywood correspondent was talking about Lady Gaga's recently announced appearance in the second Joker film - showing a clip of her performing Cheek To Cheek with Tony Bennett.READ NEXT: Lady Gaga fans go wild as star announces next huge role in upcoming Joker filmHe said: "This is the news that we've all been waiting for.

Here is the good news - Gaga is going to be in the next Joker movie. "Of course, coming back will be the Joker himself - Joaquin Phoenix - that was 2019.

That was when he won the Oscar for that as well. It was the first R-rated movie to make $ 1 billion worldwide."Ross added: "Also, we hear that this one is going to be a musical as well. "A teaser has just been dropped - here's Gaga, here's the music, here's cheek to cheek and here's - of course - the song that we associate with her and the wonderful and the absolutely brilliant late Tony Bennett."However, Ross quickly realised that he had made a mistake by stating that Tony Bennett had died and quickly interrupted himself to correct the statement.While talking about Harry Styles helping a fan to propose, a flustered Ross said: "Can I just also clarify as well - I did say 'the late Tony Bennett' - Tony has not yet passed away, sorry about that."He is still around and is still one of the greats so apologies for people thinking that something had happened there!"For more of the latest showbiz news from Daily Star, make sure you.

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