Caroline Flack , TV presenter and ex-girlfriend of Harry Styles , died on Saturday, February 15 at age 40, this was confirmed by her family through a statement released by The Associated Press.
The body of the host of the British show "Love Island" was found lifeless in her bedroom in London, for apparent suicide.
"We can confirm that our Caroline passed away today," the family spokesman told the British press, "We ask the press to respect our privacy at this difficult time and ask them not to try to contact us or photograph us," the report announced. .
According to the Daily Mirror portal, recently, Caroline had returned to London after spending time in Los Angeles after her arrest for allegedly assaulting her partner.
Flack was the host of the series from its start in 2015 until last December, when she was accused of assaulting her 27-year-old boyfriend, Lewis Burton , for which Caroline pleaded not guilty.
The famous woman, who was replaced at the show after her arrest, was awaiting a trial scheduled for March, while on bail.
At that time, Flack mentioned that "Love Island" had been his "world" for the past five years, and added, "It's the best show on television."
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The famous dated several British personalities, including Prince Harry and Harry Styles . In her 2015 autobiography, "Storm in a C Cup," Caroline recalled the brief affair she had with Prince Harry in 2009 and admitted that their relationship could not be serious due to the press.
"Meeting a prince is so unlikely that it would be strange not to recognize him," he wrote. “However, once the story came out, that was it. We had to stop seeing each other. It was no longer Caroline Flack, TV presenter, it was Caroline Flack, Prince Harry's slip. "
The former One Direction also had an affair with the TV presenter, whom he met on the "X-Factor" program in 2011. The love affair of Flack and Styles was the conversation of the city due to their age difference, since that at that time she was 31 years old and he was only 17.
It was just when Harry was at the top in his career with One Direction and Caroline also wrote about that in his autobiography. "I already knew he was in love with me, he made it quite obvious how to say it in magazines and discuss it with his friends," he wrote.
"I never felt that I was much older than Harry. I still feel 18 and probably acted like this half the time. Although it was a little fun, we decided it was better to keep it a secret since we both worked for Simon Cowell ."
After the death of the presenter the ITV television network , which presents the program, referred to her as "a very dear member of the team."
"Everyone on" Love Island "and ITV are shocked and saddened by this desperately sad news," ITV2 tweeted. "Our sincere thoughts and condolences are with your family and friends," you can read on the social network.
If you or someone you know needs help, contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255), send a text message with the word "home" to the Crisis Text Line at 741-741 or visit suicidepreventionlifeline.org. Lifeline offers free service in Spanish 24/7.
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