Derek Watts, a familiar face on the investigative TV program “Carte Blanche” since its inception in 1988, passed away peacefully earlier today, surrounded by his loved ones.
M-Net expressed their condolences in a heartfelt statement, extending their sympathies to his wife and children during this period of mourning.
The network acknowledged that Derek Watts would forever occupy a special place in the hearts and minds of the “Carte Blanche” family.
Last year, Derek Watts was diagnosed with skin cancer, and his battle with the disease has now come to a somber conclusion.
In June of this year, he made the poignant decision to step back from his work in order to concentrate on his health.
He revealed that the cancer had spread to his lungs, prompting this difficult choice.
Nomsa Philiso, Chief Executive of General Entertainment at MultiChoice, the parent company of M-Net, paid tribute to Derek Watts.
She underlined his role as a dedicated investigative journalist and a steadfast presenter on “Carte Blanche.”
Philiso emphasized Watts’ remarkable commitment to his craft, his unwavering determination in the face of challenges, and his indelible impact.
She extended her sympathies to his family and expressed the hope that they would find solace in the cherished memories they shared, as Derek Watts’ legacy continues to serve as an inspiration.
Derek Watts leaves behind his wife and two children, marking the end of a remarkable career that touched the lives of many.
Derek Watts Age
At the time of his death, Derek Watts was 74 years old.
Derek Watts Wife
Derek Watts was married to Gabriella Watts.
Derek Watts Children has two children who are called Tyron and Kirstin.