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Caroline Flack Dead

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tickingbird Sat 15-Feb-20 17:49:38

I have just read this online and I’m very shocked. I can’t say I know much about her but watched Love Island last year. I know she’s been charged with assaulting her boyfriend but he was standing by her.

I just think it’s very sad.

rafichagran Sat 15-Feb-20 17:55:36

Very sad I cannot believe it.

Urmstongran Sat 15-Feb-20 17:55:44

Don’t know anything about her as never watched Love Island. But 41y and dead is incredibly sad.

EllanVannin Sat 15-Feb-20 17:59:48

I think she was due to go to court for assault ? I remember something in the newspaper or news about it. It is sad, so young. We don't know what was going on in her mind.

May7 Sat 15-Feb-20 18:01:36

Another young life cut short too soon. Dont think cause of death has been reported yet ?

TerriBull Sat 15-Feb-20 18:02:34

Always sorry to read when someone youngish (40) dies before their time. I remember her from "Strictly". There has been some controversy and issues with her relationships lately.

An untimely death, such a shame.

Dec46 Sat 15-Feb-20 18:10:12

Really shocked by news of her death.So sad.

Framilode Sat 15-Feb-20 18:12:11

I have never watched Love Island and didn't really know who she was until I started seeing posts on social media and articles in the press. There were some absolutely horrible articles and even worse tweets. Whatever the rights and wrongs, it appears this woman has been driven to her death by them.

I think the press, social media and maybe the rest of us need to take a good hard look at ourselves. So many of us revel at the thought of someone being knocked of their pedestal without thinking of the terrible hurt and harm it causes. I am as guilty as anyone.

dragonfly46 Sat 15-Feb-20 18:14:55

Didn’t really know much about her but terribly sad she felt she had to take her own life.

Urmstongran Sat 15-Feb-20 18:15:59

Perhaps the fact that yesterday was Valentine’s Day might have been a trigger?

Greymar Sat 15-Feb-20 18:18:53

That's awful. Was she on Strictly?

seacliff Sat 15-Feb-20 18:19:06

Very sad to hear this, although I never watched Love Island. She just seemed normally to be a happy go lucky girl.

I know she'd had problems recently and the media had been very cruel.

Such a shame she felt she had no other choice. I feel for her family.

EllanVannin Sat 15-Feb-20 18:21:49

Aww, she took her own life, lawyer has said. Bless her.

May7 Sat 15-Feb-20 18:22:08

She posted photos of herself and her dog on Twitter yesterday and her boyfriend sent her a valentines message. She was accused of beating up her boyfriend and her trial was due to start in March. Her boyfriend didnt want her prosecuted and has stayed in touch with her.
She was advised to keep off social media.
It does on the face of it appear she has committed suicide . So dreadful

Gummie Sat 15-Feb-20 18:22:20

I never saw her on tv and only knew her name as a tv celeb. Very sad that this poor woman took her own life. Terrible time for those who loved her.

BlueBelle Sat 15-Feb-20 18:23:27

Only knew her by name as never watched Love island or strictly but it’s always very sad that someone is in such a dark place as to lose the knowledge of the ones they are leaving behind

EllanVannin Sat 15-Feb-20 18:24:47

Thoughts go to her family and friends.

tickingbird Sat 15-Feb-20 18:24:58

She actually won Strictly and was fabulous on there. She has taken her own life. Just tragic.

Greymar Sat 15-Feb-20 18:27:34

I thought so ticking, just checking it is the same person. I loved her on that programme, seemed genuine. How absolutely awful.

merlotgran Sat 15-Feb-20 18:31:44

Apparently it's the third suicide by people who have appeared on Love Island.

Very sad.

Susan56 Sat 15-Feb-20 18:31:55

Heartbreaking.Trial by media.Thinking of her family.Rest in peace Caroline.

Harris27 Sat 15-Feb-20 18:33:30

What a sad way to go. I’ve heard about her just from the younger ones at work and I know that’ll be the whole conversation Monday when I go in. All I can think off is how tormented she must of been and our press and social media need to take some responsibility.

Kandinsky Sat 15-Feb-20 18:33:56

Such sad news.

Buffybee Sat 15-Feb-20 18:34:23

Such a tragedy, the loss of this lovely young woman.
Very sad.....

DanniRae Sat 15-Feb-20 18:38:37