Louise Redknapp calls Caroline Flack a special lady in moving second tribute to late star


LOUISE Redknapp calls Caroline Flack a “special lady” in a moving second tribute to the late star.

The singer, 45, shared a photo of the Love Island presenter, 40, enjoying a night out with Keith Lemon and their pal Claire Denby.

Louise wrote her second tribute to the star

Louise says she’s “always thinking of” her friend following her death by suicide earlier this month.

All four are smiling at the camera as they hang out in a bar.

Louise captioned the photo: “Remembering one of my most favourite nights with this special lady and some of my favourite people.

“So grateful for my friends @littleblondebear @keithlemon. Always thinking of you #BeKind”

Keith Lemon wrote underneath: “Ah lovely times x”

Louise and Caroline became friends after she reached out following Louise’s divorce from Jamie Redknapp

The pair became close after Caroline got in touch when Louise split from her husband Jamie in 2017 after 19 years together.

Shortly after Caroline’s death, Louise penned an open letter to the presenter.

Louise wrote on Instagram: “Caroline when things were tough for me and you were going through equally such a tough time you reached out to me and it was so nice to have someone that had been there and been through the same emotions and feelings as me even though different circumstances.

“I always think it takes a certain soul to be able to reach out to someone who they dont really know that well and speak from the heart but you did that for me and from that moment a close friendship was founded.

She is one of many stars paying tribute to Caroline

“I feel so proud that I was someone that you felt you could trust and that you could speak to at any time about anything.”

She added: “I know what really mattered to you was being loved and being cared for and I just wish you could see how loved you were by so many people.

“You didnt deserve any of this what has happened. You were the kindest, brightest fun and sincere friend Ive met in this industry.

“You turned up to every show I ever did coming back in to the industry you helped me believe I could go back and do something I never thought I could do again.

“Whether it was a little DJ set, a west-end show or a music gig you were there being the brightest loudest biggest loyalest supporter.

“We spoke often about the people we wanted to become about being strong women about not letting people hurt us about standing up for what we believe in and supporting each other. And Im gonna do my best to be that person that you and I spoke about.

“I’m gonna try and do this for us for all the good things we said and the positive conversations we had you were an absolute star a nugget of gold.”

Louise also penned an open letter to the star

The 40-year-old was found dead in her Londonflatafter taking her own life.

She was due to stand trial at Highbury Magistrates’ Court on March 4 charged with common assault.

Caroline was accused of assaulting her boyfriend Lewis Burton who dialled 999 after an incident at their home on December 12.

Her friends sayCaroline’s suicide came amid fears over her looming court case.

Ending her sweet tribute to Caroline, Louise added: “I feel really lucky to have had you as a friend, you were the girl that everybody wanted to be friends with and be in your corner on a night out. We would always have so much fun.
“I know this will be hard for everyone to come to terms with but all I can say is I will try and speak your messages, I will try and live by all the things that we spoke about and I will try to be your voice and be the best person I can be for you.
“Caroline I was so proud to be your friend you were our girl!”

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