Coronation Street star Dame Maureen Lipman is devastated after the death of her 13-year-old partner.
The 74-year-old soap actress has announced that Guido Castro has passed away at the age of 84 after a brief illness related to Covid.
What did Maureen Lipman say about her partner?
She told that Daily mail: “He got Covid – it wasn’t Covid that killed him, but it weakened him terribly.”
The businessman had some form of Parkinson’s disease and was living in a convalescent home. Just days after receiving his vaccine, he tested positive for Covid.
Maureen added, “We don’t know how he got it or when or if he had it when he got the vaccine.”
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The star showed that she was with her lover when he passed.
I said to Guido, ‘It’s time to go. You have to let go, ”she said. “And I think once in his life he actually did what I told him to.”
Maureen Lipman takes a break from Coronation Street
The actress recently announced she was taking a sabbatical from the ITV soap.
She told Outspoken Beauty Podcast, “Well it was a time I can’t personally complain about, except on behalf of the people who weren’t so lucky because I kept going after the initial lockdown on Coronation Street.
“I went back. I’m still officially working on it, other than taking a bit of sabbatical until I get my vaccination right now. “
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The actress has played Evelyn Plummer since September 2018.
She first arrived on the street when Tyrone Dobbs tracked her down and told her he thought she might be his grandmother.
Evelyn later moved in with Tyrone and his family and settled in.
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