Danielle Lloyd among celebs paying tribute to Liverpool's star hairdresser

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Claire Sweeney, Danielle Lloyd, Ricky Tomlinson and Jennifer Ellison have paid tribute to hairdresser and "king of Bling" Herbert Howe who has died at the age of 72.

The Liverpool hairdresser and charity fundraiser, who featured in TV docu-soap Shampoo and Channel 5´s Celebrity Super Spa, died after a long battle with cancer, the Liverpool Echo reported.

Actress Jennifer tweeted to say she was devastated.

Jennifer Ellison
Jennifer Ellison

Claire also had her hair cut by Howe.

Royle Family star Ricky said he wanted to organise a charity show in his friend's memory, BBC News reported.

"He absolutely loved showbusiness," he said. "He was Mr Bling; that was the name of his building, Bling Bling."