Women Aloud star Sarah Harding dies aged 39

LONDON – Women Aloud singer Sarah Harding, 39, who had breast most cancers, died on Sunday morning, her mom has mentioned. Harding revealed in August 2020 that she had been recognized with the illness, which had unfold to different elements of her physique. Her mom Marie introduced the information on Instagram, describing her “lovely” daughter as “a brilliant, shining star”.

Earlier this yr Harding revealed medical doctors had advised her she wouldn’t see one other Christmas.

In a put up subsequent to a black and white picture of Harding, her mom wrote: “It’s with deep heartbreak that immediately I’m sharing the information that my lovely daughter Sarah has sadly handed away.

“A lot of you’ll know of Sarah’s battle with most cancers and that she fought so strongly from her prognosis till her final day. She slipped away peacefully this morning.

“I’d prefer to thank everybody for his or her sort assist over the previous yr.

“It meant the world to Sarah and it gave her nice power and luxury to know she was cherished.

“I do know she received’t need to be remembered for her battle in opposition to this horrible illness – she was a brilliant, shining star and I hope that’s how she might be remembered as a substitute.”

Earlier this yr, in an extract from her memoir Hear Me Out printed within the Instances, Harding wrote: “In December my physician advised me that the upcoming Christmas would in all probability be my final.”

She mentioned she didn’t need an actual prognosis, simply “consolation” and to be “pain-free”.

Harding shot to fame in 2002 as a contestant on Popstars: The Rivals – an ITV expertise present which aimed to search out each a brand new lady band and boy band.

She made it to the ultimate and gained the ultimate spot within the group which grew to become Women Aloud – regardless of being the underdog based on bookmakers – alongside Nicola Roberts, Nadine Coyle, Kimberley Walsh and Cheryl Cole (then Tweedy).

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