GIRLS ALOUD star Sarah Harding has died aged 39 after battling breast cancer.
She was diagnosed with an advanced form of the disease last August and underwent a mastectomy and chemotherapy in a bid to prolong her life.
Friends told The Sun Sarah, who would have turned 40 in November, had passed away at home this morning.
A friend said: “Sarah slipped away with her family around her.
“She was very much loved.”
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