Ashley Roberts pays tearful tribute to friend Caroline Flack


Ashley Roberts broke down in tears as she compensated a touching tribute to her late close friend Caroline Flack on Monday. 

The Heart Radio presenter, 38, grew psychological as she talked about the tragic information that Caroline passed away on Saturday. 

The former Love Island host, 40, was identified lifeless inside her dwelling by her father Ian soon after using her own daily life though the buddy who was keeping with her ‘popped out to the shops’. 

Touching tribute: Ashley Roberts broke down in tears as she paid a touching tribute to her late friend Caroline Flack on Monday

Touching tribute: Ashley Roberts broke down in tears as she paid a touching tribute to her late friend Caroline Flack on Monday

Ashley, who was a longtime pal of Caroline, started: ‘This is a difficult one to do. It truly is been a tough few times following the news of… sorry… Caroline Flack’. 

As she attempted to maintain back again tears, Ashley ongoing: ‘For those of us who realized her this has been extremely surreal…

‘It’s hard to believe everything great can come of this, but if anything it places the spotlight again on how we take care of each and every other.’

Firm friends: The Heart Radio presenter, 38, grew emotional as she discussed the tragic news that Caroline passed away on Saturday before sharing a series of pictures together online

Company mates: The Heart Radio presenter, 38, grew psychological as she mentioned the tragic information that Caroline handed absent on Saturday in advance of sharing a series of pics alongside one another online 

Ashley went on to reference her own practical experience with suicide, as her father Pat took his very own daily life in March 2018.  

She ongoing: ‘Having survived this very first hand with my loved ones, I are not able to think about what her household are heading as a result of at this time. 

‘Just be variety to every single other, our hearts and prayers go out to her. We enjoy you Caroline.’

Struggling: Ashley, who was a longtime friend of Caroline, began: 'This is a tough one to do. It's been a tough few days following the news of... sorry... Caroline Flack'

Surreal: As she attempted to hold back tears, Ashley continued: 'For those of us who knew her this has been very surreal...'

Battling: Ashley, who was a longtime pal of Caroline, began: ‘This is a difficult just one to do. It’s been a rough number of days adhering to the news of… sorry… Caroline Flack’

Subsequent the display, Ashley went on to share a tribute on social media, submitting a selection of pictures that she captioned: ‘It’s taken me a number of times to wrap my head and coronary heart about what is happened. I even now will not have the appropriate phrases.

‘May you Rest In Peace sweet Caroline. I can hear your infectious snicker and consider you dancing. My prayers and coronary heart goes out to her and her spouse and children. #bekind.’ 

Caroline took her own lifestyle on Saturday after a fearful pal who was being with her went to the retailers, leaving her by itself at her London flat.

The producer buddy could not get back into the flat when she returned.

Tribute: Following the show, Ashley went on to share a tribute on social media, posting a selection of pictures as she urged her followers to be kind

Tribute: Following the present, Ashley went on to share a tribute on social media, submitting a choice of photographs as she urged her followers to be kind 

She termed Caroline’s father Ian who acquired entry to the flat where he discovered the star’s system.

Her management workforce have given that explained her as ‘vulnerable’ and criticised the CPS for pushing ahead with a pending courtroom case despite her boyfriend Lewis Burton saying he did not want to press rates.

He had stated she hit him with a lamp at her former property in Islington in December and as section of her bail problems the pair have been banned from getting in touch with each and every other.

Distressing: Ashley went on to reference her own experience with suicide, as her father Pat took his own life in March 2018

Distressing: Ashley went on to reference her possess practical experience with suicide, as her father Pat took his have everyday living in March 2018

Caroline and Ashley had been longterm mates following meeting through mutual buddies. 

The pair’s bond was strengthened when Ashley appeared on Strictly Arrive Dancing in 2018, where by she was partnered with Pasha Kovalev, who gained the 2014 series with Caroline.  

Ashley went on to date professional dancer Giovanni Pernice, who was Caroline’s dancing partner during a Christmas special of the BBC One present.  

Pain: In March 2018, Ashley's father Pat took his own life, with Ashley later admitting that she felt in a state of 'shock, confusion, questioning and pain

Ache: In March 2018, Ashley’s father Pat took his personal daily life, with Ashley afterwards admitting that she felt in a state of ‘shock, confusion, questioning and pain

In March 2018, Ashley’s father Pat took his very own existence, with Ashley later on admitting that she felt in a state of ‘shock, confusion, questioning and pain’ as she struggled to come to phrases with the news. 

Speaking with You magazine final calendar year, Ashley recalled: ‘Nothing can actually put together you for the harsh reality of what I dealt with. It’s difficult, it’s extremely difficult.’ 

She continued: ‘The passing of my dad produced me see how a lot of astounding close friends I have about listed here, who tried out to scoop me up’. 

If you have been afflicted by this tale, please get in touch with the Samaritans on 116 123 or go to www.samaritans.org

Emotional: Ashley was seen leaving Heart Radio on Monday after she paid her emotional tribute to Caroline at the start of her show

Emotional: Ashley was witnessed leaving Coronary heart Radio on Monday following she paid her emotional tribute to Caroline at the start off of her show