Britain’s Got Talent and Diversity star Robert Anker dies aged 27 in tragic car accident

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by Daisy Jordan |
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Diversity star Robert Anker has sadly passed away.

The dancer, who was a member of Britain’s Got Talent 2009 winners Diversity, lost his life after a tragic car crash in Ontario, Canada, where he had been living.

Robert moved across the pond to live with fiancée Cyndi last year and the pair tied the knot last October.

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His cousin Rochelle Hanson has since set up a Just Giving page to raise money for his funeral.

“On 27th July 2017, Robert Anker aged 27 was involved in a fatal car accident in Canada and sadly passed away at the scene,” the page reads.

“We are raising funds for his family to be able to cover all costs for their trip to go and arrange his funeral in Canada.

“We would love to ensure that his family don't worry or stress about money at this time.”

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His friends and former Diversity co-stars are yet to pass comment on his tragic death.

The 27-year-old star was a founding member of the Essex dance troupe and enjoyed success when they beat Susan Boyle to the crown in 2009, before going on to star in West End show Thriller.

Robert looked healthy and happy in his last Instagram post, shared on July 17th.

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He captioned a snap of himself posing alongside a monkey, “Remember to take time to enjoy the #world From experience in #travel #business and #dance I've loved every minute of it. Setting new bars and new #goals”.

Our thoughts are with Robert’s friends and family at this time.

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