"For the Swedish people, he was known as the ”Telenor-the father”."
"For Shirley Bassey, Michael Perlitz so much more than the actor in the mobilreklamen."
"Now she talks about grief after his friend's death."
"– I took this jättehårt, " she says."
"They got to know each other during high school at teaterutbildningen in Växjö."
"Recently chose the old friends back in touch again."
"– Then a few years back, when we both lived in Stockholm and seen in the crowd, so we have begun to be heard. We were out a few times, " says Shirley Bassey, 46."
"When she is at the end of the march had to leave the entertainment program ”Star star” heard Perlitz."
"– He wrote ”the phase that you went out”. It was just a few weeks ago, so it was like so obvious to me. "
"the Friends ended the text conversation with ”see you soon”."
"On 4 may, Telenor out and confirmed the actor's death via his Facebook page."
"Shirley Bassey says that she got to hear about the tragic news from a common friend."
"– She wrote that he was gone. Now that gets you a bit shocked, so I thought at first that maybe he was ”gone” missing and you don't have got a hold of him in a few days. "
"Then fell the token down and Mellostjärnan tells how she burst out in tears."
"– I go through quite a lot now. I am of the age that I get ångestpåslag and think ”damn, life is fragile”. So I took it here jättehårt."
"Shriley Bassey says she will remember Michael Perlitz as a friend and not through his commercials."
" I can understand that people are at home on the couch – the elderly, lonely people who may never come out even – with a relation to the people on the tv, and he is awesome in the movies. So I understand that you think it is jättesynd that he is no more. But then, it means a lot, much more than that."
"Michael Perlitz was 50 years. "