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Ex-Love Island host Caroline Flack found dead at 40 – Mirror Online, Mirror.co.uk

Caroline Flack has been found dead at the age of .

The former Love Island host took her own life and was found at her London home on Saturday.

“We can confirm that our Caroline passed away today on the th February, “a spokesperson for Flack’s family said” .

“We would ask that the press both respect the privacy of the family at this difficult time.”

A lawyer for the Flack family confirmed that Caroline took her own life and was found in her east London flat on Saturday.

News of the star’s death began to circulate on Twitter this afternoon, leaving fans devastated.

Caroline had recently returned to the UK after retreating to Los Angeles in the aftermath of her arrest for allegedly assaulting her boyfriend.

The incident forced her to step down as host of Love Island, the show which had propelled her into the top tier of British celebrity.

Caroline was due to stand trial on March 4 after pleading not guilty to assault by beating following an early-morning altercation with her boyfriend Lewis Burton.

Despite enjoying a hugely successful career with all the associated glitz and glamor, she had a troubled love life and was unable to find lasting happine ss.

(Caroline on Love Island )

Reacting to the news, Good Morning Britain host Piers Morgan said: “Oh my God. This is horrendous.”

Love Island star Chris Hughes: “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 “

Caroline had recently returned to the UK

(Image: Getty Images)

Caroline began her television career back in When she appeared in TV movie Is Harry on the Boat?

She’s other acting jobs, in the likes of Bo ‘Selecta and in theater, but it was in presenting that she became a huge star.

Caroline worked on shows including Fame Academy, I’m A Celebrity … Get Me Out Of Here ! and its spin-off, Britain’s Got More Talent and The X Factor .

But it’s Love Island that brought her the most fame.

Lewis paid tribute on Valentine’s Day (Image: Instagram) She hosted the hit ITV2 dating show and its spin-off Aftersun from to , but stepped down from her role after being arrested at her London home following an alleged altercation with her boyfriend.

She had been charged with assault by beating, but pleaded not guilty, and Lewis had remained loyal by her side.

She had been banned from contacting him during a court appearance in December, meaning the couple were forced to spend Valentine’s Day apart.

Caroline and Lewis (Image: @ carolineflack / Instagram)

Yesterday , former professional tennis player Lewis had made a public declaration of his love for her.

He had confirmed they were still together by sharing a throwback picture of them in happier times.

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He wrote: “Happy Valentine’s. Love you.”

In December, Caroline announced she was leaving her job on Love Island just days before she was due to fly out to South Africa to host the first ever Winter Series.

Confirming the news, she wrote on Instagram : “Love Island has been my world for the last five years, it’s the best show on telly.

“In order not to detract from the attention of the upcoming series I feel the best thing I can do is stand down for Series 6. “

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