Love Island shares emotional tribute to Caroline Flack during the live final

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Laura Whitmore was close to tears as she opened up about Caroline Flack during the #LoveIsland final

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24.2.2020

Laura Whitmore was close to tears as she opened up about Caroline Flack during the LoveIsland final

Love Island honoured the show’s former host Caroline Flack in emotional scenes during the live final.

Love Island has made an emotional tribute to Caroline Flack during the live final episode of the series on Sunday night. Fans were emotional as the show played a series of archived clips of Caroline from the previous series she had hosted, after she was found dead in her home last week. New host Laura Whitmore was close to tears as she introduced the dedication to the late TV star. Speaking about Caroline, 34 year old Laura said: "Caroline loved Love Island – she loved love and that's why tonight's final is dedicated to her." A series of clips from Caroline's Love Island journey were then shown while the song Feel the Love by Rudimental played in the background. One fan wrote: “What a amazing tribute to Caroline Flack.. honestly the show will never be the same” [sic] Another added: “i’m really cryingCrying faceCrying face caroline flack carried #loveisland” [sic] While a third said: “An amazing tribute to Caroline Flack on #LoveIsland” [sic] ITV confirmed they would be making the dedication hours before the final episode of the series aired. A rep for the show told OK! online: “There will be a dedication to Caroline in tonight's final episode.” Meanwhile, the show also confirmed the contestants who remained in the villa were told about the 40 year old’s passing over the weekend. Caroline Flack’s life in pictures as TV presenter dies aged 40 View gallery A spokesperson said: “The Islanders have been informed of the news of Caroline off camera ahead of the final.” It’s the second tribute made to Caroline on the show, after she took her own life on Saturday 15 February. The first saw Iain Stirling become overwhelmed with emotion as he spoke about Caroline in the opening scenes of the first episode of the show since her death. The tribute featured scenes of waves crashing near the villa in Capetown, before voiceover star Iain Stirling paid a heartbreaking tribute to his close friend, with his voice breaking towards the end. “We are all absolutely devastated by the news that Caroline has passed away. Our thoughts are with her family and friends at this dreadful time. “Caroline and me were together from the start of Love Island, and her passion, warmth, and infectious enthusiasm were a crucial part of what made the show connect with millions of viewers. “Like many of you, right now we're all just trying to come to terms with what has happened. My only hope is that we are try and be kinder, always show love, and listen to one another. He finished with: “Caroline, I want to thank you for all the fun times we had making our favourite show. You were a true friend to me. I’m gonna miss you Caz.” Read more: OK! Magazine

Well done Laura, Caroline would be proud xx You could tell she was close to tears but she kept it together. 💔 Heart breaking to watch but a beautiful tribute RIP Caroline 💔💔💔💔💔💔 It was an heart filled tribute to a truly missed presenter. Can’t believe it’s been a week already. thewhitmore did a brilliant job she would be proud. It broke me rip Caroline ❤️

Lovely tribute ❤️ thewhitmore has done an amazing job 🙌 but it’s gotta be said nobody’s got that walk like the flack such sass 💃🏻she owned it RipCarolineFlack ❤️ ShannonAraminta did you see it? I’m no good!! Beautiful dedication to Caroline ❤️ very emotional for a gorgeous soul 💔 she’ll be shining so bright 🌟 with love and pride over the show she loves so much. Massive respect to thewhitmore and IainDoesJokes on what’s been a difficult week. 🦋🥂 xxxxx carolineflack loveisland

No, she was in tears, bless her heart 💔 I had treats too xx very emotional Beautifully raw. It shoul never have come to this

Emotional Laura Whitmore pays tribute to Caroline Flack in Love Island finalWhitmore took on the role of host after her friend and former presenter Flack stepped down Very lovely. Now cancel this pile of shit.

She done an amazing job, and she played the part very well she should be proud because I know Caroline would be!❤️ That was heartbreaking to watch💔 she is hurting so much.... 😭 loveIslandfinal 😢😢😢😢❤️ Thought thewhitmore handled that really well, being close to tears about her good friend carolineflack1 Im so glad they did this tribute to her as she absolutely loved the show 💙

Beautiful tribute

Tribute to Flack as Love Island finale airsSunday night's finale is airing a week after the show's former host Caroline Flack was found dead. I hope you're dancing in the sky And I hope you're singing in the angel's choir And I hope the angels know what they have I'll bet it's so nice up in heaven since you arrived ❤️🙏🏻 ripcarolineflack bekind loveIslandfinal LoveIsland She was a domestic abuser. Let’s not lose sight of that fact. 💔💔💔💔

Opinion: After Caroline Flack’s suicide, Britain needs a break from Love IslandIf 60 per cent of British reality TV-related suicides are linked to one programme, something must be done How about 35 years? How about just stop making such crap TV full stop.

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