\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nAustralia Mourns: Johnny Ruffo, Renowned Singer and Actor, Passes Away at 35 Following Brave Battle Against Brain Cancer In some somber news that's hitting us right in the feels, the BBC sadly reports that Johnny Ruffo, the multi-talented artist known for his stints in 'X Factor Australia' and 'Home and Away,' has left the stage at the tender age of 35. And no, it's not a plot twist from a soap opera; it's the real deal.\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nREAD: Grand Lux Cafe Drops a Surprise Bombshell: Closure on the Horizon!\r\nFacing the Music: Johnny's Brave Battle Against Brain Cancer\r\nJohnny, not just a pretty face and a set of killer dance moves, found himself in the ring with an opponent way tougher than Simon Cowell's criticisms - brain cancer. Diagnosed in 2017, he didn't just sit on the sidelines. Nope, he grabbed the mic and became the lead singer in the awareness choir, doing his bit to spread the word about the Big C. Cancer, not Cowell.\r\nDancing Through Life: From Reality TV to Raising Cancer Awareness\r\nNot content with just warbling tunes on stage, Johnny also waltzed into the world of fundraising for cancer research. Now, that's a real-life superhero move. Who needs capes when you've got a voice and some slick dance moves?\r\nAn Instagram Goodbye: Johnny Ruffo's Final Bow\r\nIn a statement as heartfelt as his crooning, his family shared on Instagram that Johnny took his final bow on a Friday, surrounded by the people who loved him. They described him as a "talented, charming, and sometimes cheeky boy." Who knew you could sum up a life with the word 'cheeky'? Well, apparently you can.\r\nTributes Roll In: Voices Silenced, but Memories Echo\r\nAs the news reverberated across the entertainment world, tributes started flowing in. Aussie singer Dannii Minogue reminisced about Johnny's cheeky charm, mentioning his voice, smile, and dancing feet that will be missed by many. Spice Girl Mel B also chimed in with condolences. Looks like even Spice can't fix this one.\r\nA Tumultuous Tango: Surgery, Tumors, and Terminal Diagnoses\r\nThe Guardian spilled the tea on Johnny's health rollercoaster - a tumor removal surgery three years ago, only to have the uninvited guest make a comeback three years later. Talk about an encore you never asked for. Last year, he dropped the bombshell: terminal diagnosis. Cue the dramatic music.\r\nFrom X Factor to Away from Home: Johnny's Showbiz Journey\r\nHailing from Perth, Johnny leapt into the spotlight as an 'X Factor' contestant in 2011, snatching third place. Sony Music came knocking, and soon, he was crooning his way into our hearts. Then came 'Home and Away,' where he played Chris Harrington, the soap opera's first son.\r\n\r\nRomance, drama, and Logie award nominations followed. Quite the showbiz journey. So, here's to Johnny Ruffo - the guy who danced through life, fought a tough battle, and left us with memories as groovy as his moves. May you rest in peace, cheeky boy.