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  •   Home > News > Entertainment

    Caroline Flack's family begged her to quit showbusiness

    The family of the tragic TV presenter - who died by suicide in February 2020 at the age of 40 - have revealed they tried to convince Caroline to step out of the spotlight in order to have an "easy life"


    Speaking in the upcoming TV documentary 'Caroline Flack: Her Life And Death', her twin sister Jody said: "I would beg her to change jobs and leave showbiz but she never would, life would have been easier but she wasn’t built for an easy life.

    "She was always scared she’d be ridiculed, she was terrified to admit her mental health struggles.

    "She was fascinated by the subject of suicide – I was prepared that it could happen."

    Caroline's close friend Dermot O'Leary added that she was "addicted’ [to fame] but couldn’t cope with it".

    And Caroline's mother Christine claimed Caroline "regularly changed doctors so nobody would know the full extent of her problems".

    She went on to implore Instagram and Twitter to tackle online trolling.

    She said: "I don’t think they protect anyone – you can’t get away from it, it follows you on your phone. They are making money from it and need to step up."

    © 2021 Bang Showbiz, NZCity


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