GMB hosts pay tribute to extraordinary Caroline Flack who had ‘genuine X Factor’
The Good Morning Britain presenters have paid tribute to Caroline Flack following her tragic death.
A lawyer for the Flack family confirmed that Caroline took her own life and was found in her London flat on Saturday.
GMB host Ranvir Singh said the the former Love Island presenter was "part of a whole narrative of good times".
Richard Madeley admitted he had never seen daughter Chloe, who was close to Caroline, so upset and revealed she was in a "terrible state".
Showbiz reporter Richard Arnold explained that Caroline "didn't just fizzle – she absolutely fizzed" in a touching tribute.
Richard said: "A lot of anger obviously. Once the initial shock sets in thats what happens next.
"I was in total disbelief when i got the message from friends before I got it from various news outlets and platforms. My jaw just hit the floor. I couldn't quite believe it.
"This is a woman who’s clearly had her issues which she’s spoken pretty frankly admit and been well documented.
"Caroline when you were in her orbit, she didn’t just fizzle – she absolutely fizzed.
She had this extraordinary energy and this X Factor so rare in this business, genuine X Factor. So at odds with the torment she was going through."
Giving her thoughts, Ranvri said: "She was on these lovely, heartwarming, happy programmes. Saturday night. She was kind of part of the whole narrative of good times."
Richard admitted he did not know Caroline but his daughter Chloe was close to the prenter.
He explained: "My daughter Chloe knew her pretty well and I haven’t seen her so upset. She was in a terrible state. As in deed obviously are Caroline's inner circle. "
There was also an emotional tribute to Caroline at the start of Sunday night's Dancing on Ice .
Presenters Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby said some emotional words about the late TV host.
Choking up, Phillip said: "We'd like to begin tonight's show by taking a moment to remember Caroline Flack.
"In light of yesterday's awful news, we wanted to say that our hearts go out to her family and friends."
Holly added: "Many of us here on the show knew Caroline as a friend, and we'll all miss her enormously.
"As Caroline herself recently posted, in a world where you can be anything, be kind."
Later on, Phillip pointed out that Joe Swash was very close to Caroline and said it had been "an amazingly tough day".
Taking a moment to remember his friend, Joe said: "I just want to send my love to her family and my condolences, you know?"
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