Johnny Ruffo’s partner has shared an emotional protest on social media in tribute to the late Home and Away actor.
- Johnny Ruffo gained fame on the talent show X Factor and later starred in the soap opera Home and Away.
- He died in early November of brain cancer at age 35.
- Ruffo was first diagnosed with brain cancer in 2017 and again for the second time in 2020.
Ruffo, who rose to fame on the talent show X Factor, died of brain cancer earlier this month aged 35.
A post on his Instagram page on Nov. 10 said he “passed peacefully” surrounded by his partner Tahnee Sims and his family.
On Sunday, Sims posted a video of the couple on her Instagram page with the caption, “Forever love.”
The montage showed the couple vacationing in various exotic locations and candid moments between the pair.
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Home and Away stalwart Lynne McGranger, who plays Irene Roberts on the soap, was one of thousands who commented on the post.
“Honey… I can’t imagine what you’re going through,” she wrote.
“In our thoughts and prayers. I can’t wait to give you the biggest hug. We all loved Johnny so much, but he was your love and your soulmate and we grieve for you.”
Ruffo was first diagnosed with brain cancer in 2017 and again for the second time in 2020.
He last updated his 267,000 Instagram followers about his progress with cancer in early August, where he presented a video montage of his six years in the hospital, including removing medical staples from his surgery scar. .
Last year, Ruffo published a book, No Finish Line, that documents the first moment she was told about the 7-centimeter tumor in her brain, also known as stage three oligodendroglioma.
He completed the book while undergoing chemotherapy.