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Private funeral to be held for Caroline Flack

Private funeral to be held for Caroline Flack

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Friends and family of Caroline Flack will pay their tributes today at a private funeral.The former Love Island presenter, 40, was found dead in her east London flat last month after she took her own life. Stars including Flack's former co-presenter Olly Murs, Ant and Dec, Jonathan Ross and Tess Daly previously led tributes to the TV star. Image: Caroline Flack was best known for presenting Love Island Murs said his "heart is broken forever", while Ant and Dec said they were "devastated".Jonathan Ross said he had "been in touch with her recently and had hoped she was doing better". ...
Caroline Flack media ‘bullying’ petition handed in to government

Caroline Flack media ‘bullying’ petition handed in to government

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A petition calling for new and stricter laws regarding the British media in the wake of the death of TV presenter Caroline Flack has been handed in to the government.More than 850,000 people have signed the petition calling for "Caroline's Law", which they say should make media harassment a criminal offence "not dissimilar to corporate manslaughter". Flack, 40, was found dead at her home in east London last month. Her family said she had taken her own life. Image: Flack was best known for presenting Love Island, but stood down following her arrest in December At the time of her death, the Love Island presenter had been due to go on trial for allegedly assaulting her boyfriend, and had been subject to much scrutiny in the press and on ...
Love Island: Tributes paid to Caroline Flack during final

Love Island: Tributes paid to Caroline Flack during final

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Love Island paid tribute to Caroline Flack as its first winter series drew to a close on Sunday night.The former host of the show was found dead in her London flat last weekend."The past week has been extremely difficult, coming to terms with the loss of our friend and colleague, Caroline," presenter Laura Whitmore told viewers of the ITV2 programme."Caroline loved Love Island. She loved love, and that's why tonight's final is dedicated to her."She added: "We're thinking of her family and everyone who knew her at this time."The programme then showed a montage of some of Flack's memorable moments from the series in recent years. The current islanders were told about Flack's death off-camera on Saturday, an ITV spokesman confirmed....
Caroline Flack: TV presenter dies at 40

Caroline Flack: TV presenter dies at 40

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Former Love Island host Caroline Flack has been found dead in her London flat, her family have confirmed.A lawyer for the family said the star had taken her own life.She stood down from the dating show after she was charged with assaulting her partner in December and was due to stand trial next month.As well as presenting ITV's Love Island she had co-hosted The X Factor and won Strictly Come Dancing in 2014.The family said in a statement: "We can confirm that our Caroline passed away today, the 15th of February."We would ask that the press respect the privacy of the family at this difficult time and we would ask they make no attempt to contact us and/or photograph us." Information and support is available from B...
‘I’m not going to be silenced’, vows TV presenter Flack

‘I’m not going to be silenced’, vows TV presenter Flack

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TV presenter Caroline Flack has vowed not to be "silenced" after pleading not guilty to attacking her boyfriend Lewis Burton with a lamp.The 40-year-old, who hosted ITV's Love Island, revealed in an Instagram post that she had "been advised not to go on social media". But she added: "I wanted to say happy Christmas to everyone who has been so incredibly kind to me this year."This kind of scrutiny and speculation is a lot to take on for one person to take on their own."I'm a human being at the end of the day and I'm not going to be silenced when I have a story to tell and a life to keep going with. Advertisement "I'm taking some time out to get feeling better and learn some lessons from situations I've got m...