Chris Hughes has led tributes to Caroline Flack, after she tragically died aged 40.

Caroline Flack

Caroline Flack

The 'Love Island' series three star paid tribute to the former host of the ITV2 show after she was found dead in her east London flat on Saturday (15.02.20).

Chris wrote on Twitter: "Words can't sum this up. So sad. Another amazing person taking from this cruel world. When will people and and press release celebrities are humans, with the same feelings everyone else has. Can't believe to imagine the pain. God bless Caroline and her family. Rest tight."

Wes Nelson, who starred on the fourth series of the show, shared: "I can't believe what I'm reading! Caroline Flack was an absolute diamond, my hearts genuinely broken! One of the warmest funniest people I've ever met, My tears, thoughts and prayers go out to her family at this extremely difficult time! I'm lost for words R.I.P. (sic)"

A number of stars from the show's second series also paid tribute to Caroline.

Kady Mcdermott wrote on social media: "Devastated to here the news about Caroline Flack. Caroline was nothing but kind to me and that's how I will always remember her. Saddens me so much when people think the only way out is death. My prayers and thoughts go out to Caroline's friends and family. Heartbreaking."

Whilst Malin Andersson shared online: "My heart hurts for Caroline Flack. She did not deserve this. I have no words. Rest in peace."

Zara Holland penned: "Caroline Flack ... you supported me always, you were so kind to me & my family, I will never forget that.

"I spoke to you, and gave my support during the recent media intrusion. The media & trolls are killing people. Please THINK before you speak. (sic)"

Caroline's tragic death was confirmed by her family in a statement.

They said: "We can confirm that our Caroline passed away today on the 15th February. We would ask that the press both respect the privacy of the family at this difficult time."

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