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Daniel Kaluuya brings BAFTA viewers to tears when he expresses his feelings for the late Jamal Edwards

Former Skins actor Daniel Kaluuya expressed his deep gratitude to late music producer Jamal Edwards as he took to the stage at the BAFTA Awards on Sunday

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BAFTAs: Daniel Kaluuya pays homage to Jamal Edwards

Daniel Kaluuya moved BAFTA audiences to tears when he expressed his gratitude to late music producer Jamal Edwards at Sunday night’s awards ceremony.

The Get Out actor, 33, took a moment to remember his friend as he took to the stage to present the award for Best Actress.

Before naming the nominees, Daniel shared some heartfelt words about Jamal, who tragically passed away at the age of 31 last month.

“What’s going on tonight?” Daniel started.

“Eternal life for Jamal Edwards,” the talented star added before he went on to take home a Lead Actress nomination.







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Daniel’s brief but powerful message received applause from the audience as they took a moment to remember beloved Jamal.

Jamal, who founded SBTV and helped launch the careers of several global chart-topping artists including Dave, Skepta and Ed Sheeran, died of a sudden illness on February 20.

The music expert is also an ambassador for the Prince’s Trust – a youth charity run by the Prince of Wales that helps young people start their own companies.

Following Daniel’s strong words about Jamal, emotional viewers flocked to Twitter to praise the former Skins actor.







Jamal sadly passed away on February 20th after a sudden illness
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Daniel has been praised for his powerful tribute to Jamal
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“Daniel doesn’t talk much – but he says everything at once. What a hero,” wrote one BAFTA viewer.

“Tears up after Daniel’s speech. Jamal will be so proud of his friend,” another added.

“Wow! Much respect to Daniel for that,” exclaimed another.

Meanwhile, the fourth verse rings out: “I bet the Jamal family is so grateful right now. The world lost a legend last month. Clap your hands for Daniel for remembering him at the time. so important.”







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Jamal, son of Loose Women Brenda Edwards’, has been fondly remembered by a number of famous faces since his passing last month.

At the time news of his death, his grieving mother took to Twitter to pay tribute to her inspirational little boy.

Brenda released a heartbreaking statement via ITV that read: “It is with the deepest sadness that I confirm that my beautiful son Jamal Edwards passed away yesterday morning from a serious illness.

“Myself, his sister Tanish and the rest of his family and friends are absolutely devastated. He is the center of our world.







Loose Women’s Brenda confirmed Jamal’s tragic passing last month in a heartbreaking statement
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“When it comes to his passing, we ask for privacy to grieve this unimaginable loss. I want to thank everyone for their messages of love and support. .

“Jamal is an inspiration to me and so many people. Our love for him lives on, his legacy lives on. Long live Jamal Edwards MBE, MBA, PHD.”

Thanks to his impressive achievements and career, Jamal was appointed MBE for music services in 2014.

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