Teary Vanna White breaks down in episode ‘Wheel of Fortune’

Vanna White shared some devastating news on Monday’s episode of “Wheel of Fortune.”

The 65-year-old TV personality broke down in tears when she revealed towards the end of the show that her 16-year-old cat Stella had died.

“She is such a great member of our family, and she will be missed so much and I will love her to death,” White sobbed.

Host Pat Sajak, 75, then delivered a moving tribute to her furry friend which featured photos of White and Stella.

“I’m so sorry about that,” the game show host lamented.

The letter turner too revealed the sad news on Twitter alongside a clip from the show, writing, “My sweet Stella has gone to kitty heaven. I miss her so much. Here are some special memories from our 16 years together.

Fans of the letter-turner have flooded social media with their condolences over the death of White’s 16-year-old cat, Stella.
White and her cat hug each other.
Stella, Vanna White’s cat, was 16 years old.

Fans sent their condolences to the longtime “Wheel” star. “Awww, I’m so sorry Vanna. It’s hard to lose a hairy. I lost mine last August. He was 18 years old. You have to remember the good times. Stella was beautiful,” a fan tweeted.

“I am so sorry for the loss of Stella. I just lost my cat last week,” a mentioned. Another writing“Vanna, I was watching Wheel tonight when you announced that your adorable fur baby Stella had crossed Rainbow Bridge. I’m so sorry for your loss and I know you will miss her so much, my prayers are with you and your family .”

Earlier this month, White suffered another sad loss in her family. His stepfather, Herbert White Jr, died on April 1 at the age of 96.

Stella looks at the camera.
Stella is the second loss in White’s family in April. Her stepfather Herbert White Jr also died.
White and her cat hug each other.
White said Stella was “such a great member” of her family.

She broke the news of her stepfather’s passing on social media last week and shared a heartwarming photo of the two hugging alongside a tribute.

“It is with great sadness that I tell you that my 96-year-old father passed away peacefully this morning,” White wrote at the time.

She continued, “He lived a full and happy life and will be remembered as one of the kindest and most wonderful human beings in North Myrtle Beach. I love you so much dad. RIP #love #family #greatestdad.

Stella is lying in a bed.
White shared several memories of her and Stella following the cat’s passing.