Gordon Ramsay donated $50G to late ‘MasterChef Juniorstar Ben Watkinsmedical treatment

Gordon Ramsay donated $  50G to late 'MasterChef Junior' star Ben Watkins' medical treatment

Celebrity chef andMasterChefjudge/producer, Gordon Ramsay, donated $ 50,000 towards “MasterChef初级” 星 本·沃特金斯medical treatment before his tragic 死亡, Fox News can confirm.

Watkins died on Monday at Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, Fox News previously confirmed. He lost his battle with a rare illness called Angiomatoid Fibrous Histiocytoma. He was just 14 岁.

Watkins competed during season six of the cooking competition show.

‘MASTERCHEF JUNIORCOMPETITOR BEN WATKINS DEAD AT 14 AFTER BATTLE WITH RARE ILLNESS

Our Ben went home to be with his mother Monday afternoon after a year-and-a-half-long battle with Cancer,” read a statement from his family on a GoFundMe page.

Watkinsparents died in a murder-suicide in 2017, just months before season six of “MasterChef初级” premiered. He was cared for by his uncle after his surgery, the family’s attorney, Trent A. 麦凯恩, 说过.

Ben Watkins on Season 6 of 'MasterChef Junior.' He has died at the age of 14 after a battle with a rare illness known as Angiomatoid Fibrous Histiocytoma.

Ben Watkins on Season 6 of ‘MasterChef Junior.He has died at the age of 14 after a battle with a rare illness known as Angiomatoid Fibrous Histiocytoma. (FOX Entertainment)

Ben was and will always be the strongest person we know. When Ben’s rare illness was shared with the world, he was so heartened by the outpouring of love he received from every corner of the globeespecially here in his hometown of Gary, 印第安那州,” the family’s statement continued. “We cannot thank this community enough for holding our family up in prayer and for all that you’ve done.

‘MASTERCHEF JUNIORSTAR BEN WATKINS, 13, DIAGNOSED WITH TUMOR 3 YEARS AFTER HIS PARENTSDEATHS, FAMILY SAYS

Ramsay, 54, also paid tribute to Watkins on social media on Tuesday.

We lost a Master of the @MasterChefJrFOX kitchen today,” he wrote alongside a photo of the young chef. “Ben you were an incredibly talented home cook and even stronger young man. Your young life had so many tough turns but you always persevered. Sending all the love to Ben Watkins’ family with this terrible loss.

After the news of Watkinsdiagnosis went public, Ramsey and several judges and contestants from “MasterChef初级” appeared in a video in August to wish their friend well and to encourage fans to donate to his GoFundMe.

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“If you can beat me in the ‘MasterChef Junior’ kitchen, trust me, you can beat this,” Ramsay said in the video. “God bless, and lots of love, buddy.”

福克斯新闻’ Nate Day contributed to this report.

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