LONDON – Cheryl, Nadine Coyle, Kimberley Walsh and Nicola Roberts have paid tribute to their former bandmate Sarah Harding following her loss of life on Sunday. “Though we knew at the present time would arrive I’m someway nonetheless feeling confused that our beautiful, distinctive, loopy, quirky, sort and soft-hearted lady has departed,” wrote Cheryl in an Instagram put up. “I really like you Sarah… farewell.” Harding, aged 39, revealed she had breast most cancers in August 2020. Earlier this yr, she mentioned the most cancers had unfold and docs had informed her she wouldn’t see one other Christmas. The singer “slipped away peacefully” on Sunday morning, her mom confirmed on Instagram. Roberts additionally posted a tribute on social media following information of Harding’s loss of life. “I’m completely devastated and I can’t settle for that at the present time has come,” she wrote, whereas sharing images of them collectively. “My coronary heart is aching and all day every thing we went by means of collectively has raced spherical my thoughts. She added: “Part of me or us isn’t right here anymore and it’s unthinkable and painful and completely merciless. “Electrical lady, you made us.” Cheryl additionally prolonged her condolences to Ladies Aloud’s followers, writing: “We have been like an prolonged household for thus lengthy and we all know so lots of you by title. “I needed to ensure you knew simply how a lot your love and continued assist meant to Sarah by means of her most weak occasions. She was so grateful and you actually lifted her spirits when she wanted you most. Coyle wrote on Instagram: “I’m completely devastated. I can’t consider phrases that might probably specific how I really feel about this lady and what she means to me. “I do know so lots of you may be feeling this fashion. For now I’m sending a lot like to you.”
Walsh additionally posted on Instagram: “Stunning Sarah this hurts so dangerous. To get up and know that you’re actually gone is an excessive amount of to bear.
“Listening to your infectious chuckle was one in all my favorite issues on the earth. Your fireplace burned so brilliant and you liked, lived and laughed so exhausting. Sending love and power to everybody who’s grieving as we speak. My coronary heart is damaged.”
In an Instagram put up, Harding’s mom Marie described her “lovely” daughter as “a brilliant, shining star”.