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Wednesday, August 23, 2023

What kind of cancer killed Derek Watts? Skin Cancer

What kind of cancer killed Derek Watts? Skin Cancer

Derek Watts Net Worth
The popular South African journalist had an estimated net worth of $300,000 before he died. Derek Watts earned such an amount from his career as a journalist. He anchored M-Net’s investigative TV program for more than 30 years

Derek Watts Age
Derek Watts’s date of birth is unknown at this time of writing. However, he died at the age of 75 in August 2023. This means the late presenter was born in 1949.

Derek Watts Funeral
At the time of this report, the family was planning his final funeral arrangement and the details are yet to be finalized. We will keep you updated.

Veteran TV host and journalist Derek Watts has died. He passed away on Tuesday after battling cancer. Watts was 74. 

In June, Carte Blanche announced that he would step away from the camera to focus on his health.

Derek Watts, the iconic TV anchor of Carte Blanche, has died on Tuesday morning after losing his cancer battle.

He was diagnosed with skin cancer last year which reportedly spread to his lungs. 

Earlier this year he was rushed to ICU after a suspected stroke.

“Looks scary, but collapsed with suspected stroke in Hoedspruit 14 days ago and dispatched to super-pro Milpark Hospital ICU,” Watts told fans, posting a photo from his hospital bed.

Watts revealed he was diagnosed with “severe sepsis which destroyed the bod (sic) in an hour” and was learning to walk again.

Carte Blanche confirmed his passing. News of his death broke on Tuesday afternoon on social media when actor and producer Zola Hashatsi shared the tragic post via X, formerly known as Twiter.

“A sad day in broadcasting it is as @DerekWatts he unfortunately lost the battle with cancer. The full statement will be released shortly.

“Please give family space and time to process. #RIPDerekWatts we shall continue to fly the Media and Journalism flag high. One love.”

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