HEARTBROKEN Gerald Butler today led mourners in saying a final goodbye to Pop Idol star Darius Campbell Danesh.
المغني, 41, كنت tragically found dead in his US apartment on August 11.
حول 100 mourners gathered to pay their respects to داريوس as he was laid to rest today.
A lone piper played song Caledonia during the sombre procession.
His close pal Butler was among those saying goodbye to the star at the service in Glasgow.
The Hollywood actor, 52, previously paid tribute to his fellow Scot, مناداته أ “true brother in arms”.
أضاف: “My thoughts and love go to his wonderful mum and dad Avril and Booth and his two brilliant brothers Aria and Cyrus.
“To those lucky enough to have met Darius for more than a few minutes, they were deeply moved by his infectious laugh and barely containable zest for life.
“He was always armed with a smile, a booming voice, and a genuinely warm embrace that few could resist – nor would they want to!!! He was an incredible talent, a singer whose voice touched your soul and an actor with great presence.
“لكن, الاكثر اهمية, he had the heart of a lion. It was bigger and brighter than the sun and an energy so contagious he could light up a room in seconds.”
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Comic Omid Djalili paid tribute to Darius today as he shared details of his funeral.
هو قال: “Funeral today in Bearsden, Glasgow for Darius Campbell Danesh. Such a lovely talented man gone way too soon.
“People were always taken aback by how much of a true gentleman he was. God bless his soul. Rest in peace my brother.”
Darius was found dead in bed in an apartment block next to the renowned Mayo Clinic, in Rochester, مينيسوتا, في أغسطس 11.
No cause of death has been revealed but his family said there were “no signs of intent”.
قراءة بيان صادر عن عائلته: “It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Darius Campbell Danesh.
“داريوس وجد غير مستجيب في السرير في غرفة شقته في روتشستر, مينيسوتا, في أغسطس 11 وأعلن الفاحصون الطبيون المحليون وفاته بعد الظهر’ مكتب.
“وأكدت إدارة الشرطة المحلية عدم وجود دلائل على وجود نية أو ظروف مريبة.
“سبب وفاته المفاجئة غير معروف في هذه المرحلة بينما تتواصل الفحوصات الطبية.
“نطلب منك التفضل باحترام رغباتنا في الخصوصية في هذا الوقت بينما نتصالح مع الخسارة المأساوية لابننا وشقيقنا.”
The Sun revealed how Darius — who came third on Pop Idol in 2002 — was in talks over a potential reunion special being planned by producers Thames TV.