It's all about the abs. All day, everywhere he goes, Mike McRoberts is met with winks and faux-fainting. Guffaws and innuendo. The nicknames: McDaddy and McSpunk. Bizarrely, 15 years of flawless newsreading have led the reserved and carefully spoken McRoberts here, to a series of giddy radio spots promoting the cheesiest programme on New Zealand television: Dancing with the Stars.
Tanya Roberts dies at 65 after publicist’s premature death announcement
Normally the event includes pizza and hot chocolate and cookies, a toy drive and a visit from Santa. But because of the COVID pandemic , the neighbors decided this year to make it a smaller gathering and donate to Toy for Joy the money normally used for supplies and toys. Angelo Puppolo, D-Springfield, and other elected officials for the old-school Christmas tree lighting.
He tells us he went to the hospital Sunday after getting a call from doctors saying Tanya was fading fast, and it was going to end in her death. He went to the hospital, and as he sat in her room she opened her eyes and tried to grab on to him, but her eyes closed and she "faded. He said he was devastated and walked out of the room and then the hospital and never spoke with medical staff.