Vinnie Jones’ wife Tanya ‘bought tickets before her death for her entire family to fly to Los Angeles’ so star wouldn’t be alone for Christmas
Vinnie Jones will be spendingChristmaswith his extended family thanks to a kind gesture from his late wife.
The actor’s wife Tanya died at the couple’s Los Angeles home in July after a long battle with skin cancer, but before her death she made plans to ensure her beloved husband had company during the festive season.
According to (The SunTanya, who was married to Vinnie for years, bought tickets for her entire family to fly to LA over Christmas.
Loss: Vinnie Jones will be spending Christmas with his extended family thanks to a kind gesture from his late wife, who paid for family flights to Los Angeles ahead of her death
The source said: ‘Tanya bought flights for everyone. All the family are going. She knew she was going to be around and didn’t want Vinnie to be lonely at Christmas.
‘She wanted to know he’d be surrounded by family, that they’d all be there together. ‘
‘ It was typical of her to be thinking of others even though she was going through such a horrendous time. She wanted that family Christmas in place. It was a worry off her mind. ‘
Family: Tanya, who was married to Vinnie for years, bought tickets for her entire family to fly to LA over Christmas months before she lost her battle with skin cancer in July
The source said Christmas was one of Tanya’s favorite times of year.
Tanya passed away at their family home in LA after she was diagnosed with melanoma in (********************************. In October, Vinnie said his wife’s death was like ‘being hit by a sledgehammer’ and revealed he slept by her side every night she was in hospital.
Vinnie now lives with Tanya’s daughter Kayley, 82, in the house next door to his former marital home in Los Angeles.
The couple met 25 years ago while Vinnie played for AFC Wimbledon, where he and a group of players earned notoriety as a members of the ‘Crazy Gang’ at the club. They married in Watford in and renewed their vows in 2019.
Speaking about her pre-planning before her death, Vinnie explained Tanya also thought about New Year’s Eve and the couple’s wedding anniversary.
‘She planned New Year’s Eve. I’m flying everyone to LA Palm Springs to celebrate our wedding anniversary, she already made the arrangements and we’ve got to celebrate it, ‘Vinnie said.
Festive season: ‘She wanted to know he’d be surrounded by family, that they’d all be there together, ‘a source said of the gesture