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Former AFTV Personality Heavy D Has Died

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Former AFTV Personality Heavy D Has Died

Former AFTV personality Heavy D has tragically died, aged 47.

Heavy D, real name Colin Newell, regularly contributed to the popular Arsenal fan channel and gathered a large following for his captivating personality.

Newell was perhaps best known for appearing on Storage Hunters in addition to a Celebrity Big Brother appearance in 2016.

Football fans fondly remember him for his honest opinions on all things Arsenal and close friend Nick Nevern tweeted: "I'm very shocked & saddened to hear of the passing of my friend @HeavyHeavyd.

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"U lived ur life the way u wanted to & f**k anyone who didn't like it! U always brought a smile to my face bro & lifted any room you where in."

AFTV's official Twitter account also paid tribute and said: "We are shocked to hear the sad news that Heavy D has passed away today. Our condolences go to his family at this very sad time."

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Newell lasted tweeted on November 14 and he tragically leaves behind a 14-month old daughter.

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Rest in Peace, Heavy D.

Featured Image Credit: AFTV

Topics: Premier League, Arsenal Fan TV, AFTV, Arsenal

Daniel Marland
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