Caroline Flack’s death: Holly Willoughby reacts to ‘utterly heartbreaking’ news

She has posted a beautiful picture of them together

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Holly Willoughby has paid tribute to fellow ITV star Caroline Flack, following the Love Island presenter’s tragic death.

The This Morning host shared a picture of them together alongside a sweet message.

Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield on This Morning
Holly is heartbroken over Caroline’s passing (Credit: ITV)

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She wrote: “Utterly heartbreaking… life is so precious and yet so fragile… huge love to Caroline’s family…”

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Utterly heart breaking… life is so precious and yet so fragile… huge love to Caroline’s family… 💔

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Ant McPartlin and Declan Donnelly earlier wrote on Twitter: “We are both devastated to hear the news about Caroline Flack.

Ant and Dec worked with Caroline on I’m A Celebrity… (Credit: ITV)

“It is beyond sad. Beyond words. So tragic. Our thoughts and prayers are with her family. Rest In Peace Caroline.”

Many celebrities have rushed to social media to offer their tributes to TV presenter Caroline, who took her own life aged 40.

Mollie King wrote: “Such incredibly sad news. I can’t believe it. Sending all my love to Caroline’s family and loved ones.”

Kerry Katona posted: “Please tell me this isn’t true!!!!”

Kerry Katona
Kerry was left shocked by the news (Credit: Wenn)

Eamonn Holmes said: “Dear God. Shocked beyond belief. May she have found peace. Has to be repercussions for Love Island now surely?”

Eamonn Holmes on This Morning
Eamonn thinks Love Island should see repercussions (Credit: ITV)

Piers Morgan paid tribute to her bright personality, writing: “Caroline was a fun, bright & sparky person whose whole world collapsed recently, both professionally & personally.

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Piers told that Caroline was “fun, bright and sparkly” (Credit: Fox)

“She told me it had been the worst time of her life, and was clearly struggling to cope with losing everything she held dear.

“This is such sad, awful news.”

His Good Morning Britain co-star Susanna Reid said she was heartbroken for her ITV colleague.

Susanna Reid
Susanna Reid offered her condolences (Credit: Splash)

Love Island winner Dani Dyer said she was lucky to have known Caroline.

“I am devastated with this news. Caroline you were a beautiful person and I’m so lucky to have known you. Love you. RIP you beautiful angel.”

Dani won Love Island when Caroline was host (Credit: Splash)

Michelle Keegan urged people to be kind, as Caroline had previously done, writing: “Everyone is fighting their own battles. Be kind, life’s too short. ❤️ So sorry Caroline.”

Michelle Keegan begged for kindness (Credit: Splash)

Jonathan Ross revealed he had recently reached out to her.

Jonathan had reached out to Caroline (Credit: Splash)

He tweeted: “I am very sad to hear that Caroline Flack is dead. I had been in touch with her recently and had hoped she was doing better.

“She was talented and smart and likeable and she will he missed. It’s awful.”

Dermot O’Leary wrote: “Just the worst news. Poor soul. Sending love to hers, and yours. Hold them tight tonight people. Candles lit.”

Dermot O'Leary has been filling in for Zoe Ball (Credit: Lia Toby/
Dermot and Caroline both appeared on The X Factor (Credit: Wenn)

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