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Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen addresses near-death accident while filming BBC show


Changing Rooms presenter Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen has revealed that he experienced a near-death incident while filming his BBC travel show, Holiday. The interior design mogul, 57, responded to a Twitter user who declared him dead following a “hot air balloon accident”, confirming he is still very much alive and explaining he and his team almost crashed into an iconic monument in Granada, Spain, while filming.

The flamboyant designer shared his near-death experience after responding to a post which claimed he had died in a “hot air balloon incident” a decade ago.

The star told his 16,700 followers: “It was me…

“I didn’t die but I did get a smut or two on my white suit.

“It was whilst filming the Holiday Show for the BBC we narrowly missed crashing into the Alhambra.

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“Any thoughts would be appreciated,” the social media user ended the post.

Laurence fronted the BBC Holiday programme over 15 years ago, giving viewers travel inspiration over the winter months.

Following the star’s anecdote, his fans took to the comments to weigh in on the incident.

@fruitoftheloom1 replied: “Brilliant – what a way to go.





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