She was found dead this morning in her apartment in London Caroline Flack, 40 years old, famous face of British TV, former host of “X Factor” and especially of “Love Island”, one of the most famous reality shows in the UK. A family lawyer explained that the woman took her own life on Valentine’s Day night.
The news began to circulate in the afternoon on Twitter, throwing fans into despair. “We can confirm that our Caroline passed away today, February 15,” the family said, calling for “respect for privacy at this difficult time. of the 40-year-old host of successful shows such as X Factor and Love Island.
Flack had recently returned to London after being arrested on December 12 in Los Angeles on charges of private violence against her boyfriend, former tennis player Lewis Burton, who had been shot in the head and injured with a table lamp during a very violent domestic quarrel from which both had emerged marked. The British anchorwoman was due to face trial in March. The affair had forced her to take a step back and give up conducting “Love Island”, the show that had made her famous and that she finds herself in mourning again after the suicides of Mike Thalassitis and Sophie Graydon, both of them competitors of the show.
Caroline Flack was often in the spotlight for her troubled love life. The popular tabloids also attributed her in the past a flirt with Prince Harry but what caused a stir was her relationship with one of the members of the boy band “One Direction”: she was 31, he was 17.
Very active on socials until a few months ago, with over 2 million followers on Instagram, Caroline Flack had recently closed in a long silence, broken only on February 14, probably shortly before her death, when she posted a photo collage showing her in affectionate poses with her dog.