STRICTLY Come Dancing’s Greg Wise has revealed that he has a “death box” he has given A-list wife Emma Thompson in case he dies suddenly.
The 55-year-old star tragically lost his sister Clare to cancer in 2016, and her passing made him realise that it’s important to “talk and be honest about death”.
Greg has prepared a ‘death box’ for wife EmmaCredit: Getty
His sister Clare tragically passed away five years agoCredit: Reuters
The Hollywood actor also said that he wants to choose how he dies if the UK changes its laws on euthanasia.
Speaking candidly on the Don’t Ignore the Elephant podcast, Greg explained: “One of the things I’ve been doing since Clare died is just going round and telling everyone we all have to talk about death and be honest about it.
“I’ve put together a death box, which has templates of advanced wishes, of where the spare set of car keys are, what the codes are, what my password is for things. All of these things.”
He went on: “It is an act of love. It is cruel withholding information, not being able to share how you’re feeling with others.
“After looking after Clare, my ideas about my end of life changed completely. I’m really boring now, when my mates come round for dinner I say to sort your affairs out when you’re healthy. That’s what I’ve been banging on to everyone.”
Greg added that he isn’t “scared” of dying, musing: “I think dying is a bit of a f***er, I think death is alright. It’s the getting there.
“If I am able or if the law has changed by that time I would like to be able to choose the time and manner.”
The star signed up to Strictly in honour of his sister, who was a Disco Diva who’d have loved to watch him on the show.
Greg signed up to Strictly in honour of his sisterCredit: BBC
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