Vinnie Jones reveals that he still “ cries every day ” a year after wife Tanya’s loss of skin cancer
Vinnie Jones has revealed that a year after his wife’s loss of skin cancer, he “ still cries every day, ” saying he is leading his life with her “ guiding hand on his shoulder. ”
The ex-footballer had been with Tanya for over 27 years before her tragic death a year ago on Monday.
Vinnie told the heartbreaking anniversary Mirror: “I still cry every day. I just lost her. It is the celebration of her life on Monday and to be honest I hope I never stop crying.
Candid: Vinnie Jones has revealed that a year after losing his wife to skin cancer, he ‘still cries every day’
“I don’t roll around on the floor, roaring my eyes out, but what happened has stirred up emotions in me that I might not have thought I had …
“Sometimes something strange will develop during the day. It will be a shock and my eyes will water. She’s with me all the time, I know she is. I feel like I have a leading hand on my shoulder. That way I continue to live my life. ‘
In 2013, the hardman, 55, revealed that both he and Tanya had been diagnosed melanoma – the most serious form of skin cancer.
Heartache: The former footballer had been with Tanya for over 27 years before her tragic death a year ago on Monday (pictured together in 2007)
The pair initially beat both, but Tanya’s cancer came back later, and she died at the couple’s Los Angeles home last year at the age of 53.
Tanya had a daughter, Kaley, and the couple had a son, Aaron.
Vinnie has since admitted that many people thought he would go back to drinking after Tanya’s death and thought he would use it “as an excuse.”
But he said he persisted and is now celebrating his eighth year of sobriety.
Last month, Vinnie shared a heartfelt tribute to his late wife about what would have been their 26-year marriage.
“I think about you in bed every night”: Last month, Vinnie paid a heartfelt tribute to his late wife about what would have been their 26th wedding anniversary
He took to Instagram with sweet throwback snaps of the beloved couple by the pool during their French honeymoon in 1994.
“I think about you in bed every night. You were always the only one who could look into my head, ‘the X-Men: The Last Stand actor sweetly wrote in an accompanying message.
In the flashback pictures, the couple looked happier than ever when they relaxed at their resort in Antibes.
Recalling their time together, Vinnie wrote, “Today is our 26th anniversary.
“I remember our honeymoon in Juan-Les-Pins; a honeymoon of happiness from two children having fun in our not so torn rags [sic]. ‘
Tragic: Tanya died last year at the age of 53 at the couple’s Los Angeles home (photo 2007)
Tender Moments: Vinnie spoke candidly about moments he wanted to share with his beloved partner.
The media personality also spoke of moments he wanted to share with his beloved partner.
He continued his touching post: “Where do you go to my love, I think about you in my bed every night, there are still diamonds and pearls in your hair, I wish I could buy you a racehorse for Christmas and just keep it for fun to laugh ahaha.
“Just look in my face little Tans and I will remember who you are, and I will go on and remember you forever because we will always have our beautiful star, deep down yes we will.
“I know where you are going, my love, when I am alone in my bed, you know the thoughts that surround me, because you were always the only one who could look into my head. xxx Vin. (sic)
He continued, “Where do you go to my love, I think about you in my bed every night, there are still diamonds and pearls in your hair, I wish I could buy you a racehorse for Christmas and just keep it for fun a laugh ahaha ‘
Vinnie will now release a new book, Lost Without You, which he wrote to help others deal with grief and grief.
Publishers say the book “has the potential to make a real difference in the way people, especially men, talk about loss, sadness and tragedy.”
Speaking about his new project, the star Lock, Stock And Two Smoking Barrels, said, “I wrote this book to honor the life of my extraordinary dead wife, Tanya, and to help people who are going through grief find a way forward.
“Losing Tanya is the worst thing that has happened to me and her family and friends, but I don’t want her loss to be in vain.
“She would like us all to help others navigate their grief, because she always tried to help people in her own life.
“I am very proud to have written this book, and I hope it will both honor who Tanya was and provide comfort to readers who have lost someone.”
Vicky Eribo, publisher of Seven Dials said, “It is rare to find a book that evokes such a strong and emotional response.”
She said, “I am full of admiration for the power he showed and continues to show, sharing his vulnerability so frankly. I hope this becomes a book that helps people in the depths of the unspeakable find an outlet for their grief. ‘
Painful: Vinnie will release a new book, Lost Without You, which he wrote to help others deal with grief and grief (pictured in 2002)