Caroline Flack’s fans have been moved to tears as they watched the “incredibly sad” documentary on the late star.
Caroline Flack: Her Life and Death explored the Love Island presenter’s life and the events that led to her tragic death in February 2020.
The TV star was 40 when she took her own life after she was arrested on suspicion of assault by beating in December 2019.
More than a year on from her death, her family and friends including her mother Christine, twin sister Jody as well as Olly Murs and Dermot O’Leary have taken part in the Channel 4 documentary.
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Those closest to Caroline have revealed she suffered with mental health difficulties throughout her life – while her sister Jody said she found heartbreak “impossible” – which she hid from the public eye.
As the documentary aired on Channel 4 on Wednesday 17 March, viewers took to Twitter to share their sadness over the Love Island star’s story.
One wrote: “#CarolineFlack doc is just so sad, almost crying every time her mum talks about her” alongside a red heart emoji.
While another said: “Man, this Caroline Flack documentary is incredibly sad.”
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And a third added: “It was always going to be a hard watch, my heart really does go out to #CarolineFlack family. A smile can hide so much. In her own words #bekind”.
More viewers praised Caroline’s family, who supported Caroline through her mental health struggles, for taking part in the documentary.
One wrote: “Caroline’s mum and sister are doing her proud here. She was clearly loved. This documentary is so very sad”.
A second added: “So sad watching #CarolineFlack documentary on Channel 4. Her family so brave to talk so openly.”
While others urged people to “be kind” after the documentary explored the impact of trolling on Caroline.
A viewer said: “This shows you never ever know when someone may be struggling. Please always be kind and listen to what your friends/family are saying #CarolineFlack”.
While another urged: “I hope every single troll out there is watching Caroline Flack’s life & Death right now. And REALISES HOW MUCH WORDS HURT. BE KIND. BE KIND. BE F***KING KIND.”
And a third urged: “Your words/headlines can not be taken back. Choose them wisely. #CarolineFlack”.
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