There must have been a few surprised faces on Tuesday afternoon when recently deceased film director Michael Winner sent out a tweet.

The message from his account was in fact written by his PA, Natalie, thanking fans for their support and praising the late legend.

Michael Winner
Thanks for the good wishes after the very sad death of Mr Winner, he will be sorely missed and was truly the greatest boss! Natalie - his PA

The 'Death Wish' director passed away on Monday at the age of 77 at his home in London with his wife Geraldine at his bedside following a prolonged illness.

Here are some of the replies...

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