‘Happy’ Billy Connolly says he’s made peace with death as Parkinson’s advances

Billy Connolly, 78, said on his emotional documentary It’s Been a Pleasure on Monday night that he has made peace with death.

Speaking about his Parkinson’s disease, Billy admitted: “It’s got me, it will get me and it will end me, but that’s okay with me.”

“I am not defined by it.”

His wife Pamela Stephenson said his health is good aside from the obvious, and moving to Florida has been great for him.

He said drawing has given him a “new lease of life” and he is also writing his autobiography.

One viewer tweeted: ” #itsBeenAPleasure Billy Connolly, the man, the Legend. I absolutely adore this Banjo playing Comedian with a heart of gold.”

Another added:” I don’t think there will ever be a comedian like @Billy_Connolly, #itsbeenapleasure or should I say, you’ve had be crying, laughing, giggling for 40 years, thanks!”

A third remarked: “There will never be another @Billy_Connolly. Funniest man alive #oneofakind#simplythebest#ItsBeenAPleasure “.

“That show has absolutely ruined me. What an absolute privilege to have lived in a world observed by Billy Connolly. #itsbeenapleasure,” penned a fourth.

Originally from https://www.mirror.co.uk/tv/tv-news/very-happy-billy-connolly-says-23232148

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