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Johnny Vegas begged family for cash after Covid ripped through his finances

Covid-19 has left comic Johnny Vegas so hard-up he asked his family for cash for his 50th last month. The star, who is in the latest series of Taskmaster on Channel 4, says the pandemic means he can't make any stand-up cash.

He said: "People think if you're on TV you're loaded. I'm not. All the stand-up has been postponed. "I don't want to play to a quarter-full room.

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