By Noy Shani @NoyShani
One of Britain’s most prolific reality TV stars, Stuart Baggs, died yesterday, Thursday morning, in unknown circumstances in his home in Douglas, the Isle of Man.
Baggs, who celebrated his 27th birthday just a few days ago, participated in the BBC show back in 2010, and is remembered for his witty one-liner catchphrases, including ‘I’m Stuart Baggs The Brand’ and ‘Everything I touch turns to sold’.
He was fired during the semi-final of that season which was eventually won by Stella English, a 30-year-old investment banker from London.
Baggs celebrated the launch of his new telecoms venture at a special party, just the night before his death.
Lord Sugar himself paid last tribute to Baggs on social media, describing Baggs’ death as ‘terrible news’:
terrible news Stuart Baggs has died. My sincere condolances to his family and friends RIP one of the stand out characters of the apprentice
— Lord Sugar (@Lord_Sugar) July 30, 2015
Apprentice season nine runner-up, Luisa Zissman And fellow-contestant, Laura Moore, expressed their sadness too via Twitter:
RIP one of my fav ever Apprentice contestants Stuart Baggs "The Brand" he has joined the 27 club. What a tragedy. ?
— Luisa Zissman (@TheLuluLife) July 30, 2015
So incredibly sad to hear of the untimely death of my great friend @stuartbaggs one of a kind and will be terribly missed #StuartBaggs
— Laura Moore (@Laura_e_london) July 30, 2015
Police have confirmed his death and commented that the case will be examined on behalf of the Coroner, indication that there is nothing obvious to indicate the cause of Mr Baggs’ death.