Singer touched by followers' love

Gary Barlow has thanked his fans for supporting him through the loss of his baby daughter and his performance with Take That at the London 2012 Olympic Closing Ceremony.

Gary bravely joined his bandmates to sing Rule The World at the show just over a week after daughter Poppy was delivered stillborn, and the singer expressed his gratitude to his followers on Twitter.

My gorgeous fans and followers, your kindness and support is immense,’ Tweeted Gary, 41.

God bless you all.

The singer’s appearance earned him high praise for his professionalism, and his bravery moved many celebs watching the show on Sunday night.

Garry…don’t know how to put it into words… Xxx,Holly Willoughby posted on her Twitter page.

biggest respect for @GBarlowOfficial,’ added Denise Van Outen.

so moving. Gary is amazing for doing this

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