THE showbiz world paid tribute today after Sarah Harding’s death aged 39 was announced by her devastated mum.
Names from the world of pop and entertainment have been left in shock by the news the former Girls Aloud star has died after battling breast cancer.
Sarah Harding’s friends and fans paid tribute to the star today[/caption]
Atomic Kitten’s Natasha Hamilton wrote: “I am so sorry for your loss, this is heartbreakingThinking of you all x.”
Ian ‘H’ Watkins from Steps added: “Fly high beautiful Sarah xx I will miss you xx .”
TV star Fearne Cotton wrote: “Oh my gosh I’m so sorry to hear this. I’m sending your family so much love and strength.
“She was always kind and so much fun to be around. I’m very sorry for your loss. Prayers and love to you .”
Singer Martin Kemp tweeted: “Sarah Harding So sad, my heart goes out to all your friends and family and all your fans.. Rest in peace!”
Love Island’s Olivia Bowen added: “So devastating. Rest peacefully Sarah Harding, a star I grew up singing along to.”
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Sarah’s mother Marie posted on Instagram today: “It’s with deep heartbreak that today I’m sharing the news that my beautiful daughter Sarah has sadly passed away.
“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.
“I know she won’t want to be remembered for her fight against this terrible disease – she was a bright shining star and I hope that’s how she can be remembered instead. – Marie x.”