Pop music legend Sarah Harding, 39, passed away on Sunday (September 5) after a brave battle with cancer.
Sarah, who shot to fame as part of renowned girl band Girls Aloud, but in August 2020 announced she was suffering from breast cancer.
On Instagram, Sarah’s mum broke the heart-breaking news of Sarah’s death with her fans in a touching tribute.
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“It’s with deep heartbreak that today I’m sharing the news that my beautiful daughter Sarah has sadly passed away,” Sarah’s mum wrote.
“Many of you will know of Sarah’s battle with cancer and that she fought so strongly from her diagnosis until her last day.
“She slipped away peacefully this morning. I’d like to thank everyone for their kind support over the past year. It meant the world to Sarah and it gave her great strength and comfort to know she was loved.”
Since Sarah passed away, tributes have been flooding in from her large and dedicated fan base and those who knew her in real life.
The team of ITV daytime show Good Morning Britain shared their experiences with Sarah this morning (September 6).
Dr Hilary Jones remembered interviewing Sarah: “What a wonderful interview and a change from what I normally do.
“Sarah was a wonderful, vivacious, happy, bubbly, cheeky girl and it’s just a tragedy at the age of 39.”
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Presenter Ben Shephard spoke about Sarah’s unique energy: “Somebody who, undoubtedly, all of us here in what guise the breakfast show has had, since i’ve been here since about 2000, has got to know Sarah.
“She was just always such a minx. She always had a little look in her eye, a little glint in her eye. She was quite wild when they first got together, but such great company.”
Susanna Reid agreed that Sarah was a “ray of sunshine” and that her death will be felt as a huge loss.
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