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Lorraine Kelly breaks down on air discussing funeral of Manchester victim

Lorraine showed emotional scenes from the 14-year-old's funeral

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Lorraine Kelly broke down on her ITV show live on air after watching scenes from the funeral of Manchester bombing victim Eilidh MacLeod, 14.

The teen, who lost her life at the dreadful attack at Ariana Grande’s concert on May 22, was laid to rest yesterday.

Lorraine broke down live on air (Credit: ITV)

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Speaking to viewers Lorraine, 57, said: “Funerals have now begun to take place for the victims of the Manchester bombing.

“Yesterday family and friends of Eilidh MacLeod laid her to rest on Barra.

“The 14-year-old was taken from her home to Our Lady Star of the Sea in Castlebay for the service and her favourite Ariana Grande song was played.”

She added: “Break your heart, break your heart it really would.”

The host showed scenes from the teen’s funeral (Credit: ITV)

The Scottish presenter struggled to hold back tears as she introduced the next segment.

Eilidh was among the 22 fans who were killed in the attack.

The youngster’s parents Roddy and Marion spoke about losing their daughter in the attack.

They said: “Two weeks ago today we lost our darling daughter and sister, Eilidh MacLeod, in one of the cruellest ways possible.

“As we take Eilidh on her final journey, our one hope is that her funeral is a real celebration of her life and the wonderful person she was.

Eilidh was laid to rest yesterday (Credit: ITV)

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“Eilidh’s infectious personality touched everyone she met and it has been a privilege and an honour to have her as our daughter.

“We will always remember her as a truly beautiful girl inside and out, eternally young, loved by all and forever in our hearts.”

Lorraine viewers were also touched by the teen’s funeral with one writing on Twitter: “Lorraine Kelly made me all teary bless her #Lorraine.”

“Really feeling all this horific terrorism. We are human beings and are supposed to feel hurt. #Lorraine is only human too,” said another.

A third tweeted: “Oh my goodness. First time I’ve seen @ITVLorraine cry on air. It’s okay #lorraine we cry too. We love you!!”

“@reallorraine reflecting the mood of the entire nation. #Lorraine,” a fourth said.

US singer Ariana held a benefit concert, One Love Manchester, in honour of those who lost their lives and were affected by the attack.

Millions watched the touching concert Sunday night from all around the world.

Ariana was joined by Miley Cyrus, Justin Bieber, Take That, Robbie Williams, will.i.am, Katy Perry and many others to pay tribute to those who lost their lives.

At the end of the concert Ariana took to the stage alongside all the other performers to sing One Last Time as she told the crowd: “Manchester, I love you with all my heart.”

The incredible concert managed to raise over £2 million for the victim’s grieving families.

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