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.
And Sarah’s former Coronation Street stars paid tribute to the popular actress and singer.
Kym Marsh, who also first found fame on the very first series of Popstars winning with band Hear’say, paid tribute to Sarah saying: “What a beautiful girl and person she really was. I
“I don’t claim to have known her very well but what I did know was how fun and kind she really was.
“My thoughts are with her family and friends at this time. Sleep tight.”
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